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Man arrested for stealing woman’s purse in Waikiki



Police arrested a 22-year-old man who allegedly stole a woman’s purse early yesterday morning in Waikiki.

Police said the 23-year-old woman was walking along the street at 5:05 a.m. when the man approached from behind and allegedly snatched her purse.

Officers stopped a man who matched the woman’s description of the thief. In a field line-up, the man was identified and arrested on suspicion of second-degree theft.

The man was later released pending investigation.


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