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POSTED: Thursday, November 05, 2009

Soda can allegedly used as weapon

Police arrested a 39-year-old man who allegedly robbed a manapua truck driver Tuesday by hitting her in the face with a soda can in Waianae.

Police said the man wanted to purchase some items from the manapua truck, but he didn't have enough money. So the man allegedly struck the 59-year-old female driver in the face with a can of soda so he could take the items, police said. This happened just after 4 p.m.

The woman suffered a major cut to the lip, police said.

Police later found the man and arrested him on suspicion of first-degree robbery.


Teen arrested in girl's sex assault

Police have arrested a 17-year-old boy who allegedly sexually assaulted a 17-year-old girl on Oct. 6 in a Wahiawa residential neighborhood.

Police located the boy yesterday and arrested him on suspicion of first-degree sexual assault and three counts of third-degree sexual assault.

He was released pending further investigation.