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Posted at 11:06 a.m., Wednesday, April 19, 2006

Police Beat: Man arrested for assaulting family

Advertiser Staff

Police arrested a 40-year-old Hau'ula man yesterday who allegedly assaulted several family members earlier this month.

Police were told the man arrived home about 10:30 p.m. on April 7 and accused both his brother and brother-in-law of having an affair with his girlfriend.

Various family members told police the man head-butted and slapped his brother, struck his brother-in-law and sister on the side of the head with a whiskey bottle, slapped a niece and pushed a bedroom door into the face of a second niece.

Officers assigned to the Windward O'ahu crime reduction unit arrested the man in connection with the case during a traffic stop yesterday in Hau'ula, on suspicion of two counts of second-degree assault, three counts of abusing a household or family member and for a contempt of court warrant.

Police investigating sexual assault complaint

Police are investigating a complaint filed by a 46-year-old Wahiawa woman who said she was sexually assaulted last week by a 47-year-old man.

The woman told police she had been arguing with the man the night of April 9 and that he later forced her to have sex with him.

Police did not disclose what, if any, relationship existed between the man and the woman.

Man, 60, a suspect in sexual assault of boy, 3

A 60-year-old Pearl City man was arrested yesterday as a suspect in a sexual assault case involving a 3-year-old boy.

Police were told that the boy, who lives in the same home as the suspect, was sexually assaulted between March 17 and March 19.

The suspect was arrested on suspicion of first-degree sexual assault. He was later released without charges pending further investigation.

Girl arrested again after escaping handcuffs, police

A 16-year-old girl was arrested in Waikiki early yesterday morning on suspicion of a variety of criminal offenses.

Police said the girl was placed into a residential program as the result of a court order but left the unspecified program without permission on April 13, at which time a runaway complaint was filed.

The girl was found yesterday morning in Waikiki and was being detained as a runaway, but fled after being handcuffed. Police said she was found about an hour later, minus the handcuffs.

Police said the girl refused to comply with orders to stop and was arrested on suspicion of resisting arrest, second-degree escape and fourth-degree theft because the the handcuffs were never found.