Girl, 14, arrested for alleged switchblade robbery in Waikiki
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Girl, 14, arrested for alleged switchblade robbery in Waikiki


Police arrested a 14-year-old girl Sunday after she allegedly tried to rob a man at knife-point in Waikiki.

About 1:30 a.m., the girl met a 27-year-old man in front of a Waikiki bar and both walked to the beach, police said. While the two were kissing, the girl allegedly removed the man’s wallet and cellphone from his pocket. When the man tried to get his property back, the girl brandished a black switchblade and pointed it toward the man, police said.

Police arrested the girl for investigation of first-degree robbery. During her arrest, the girl told police the man tried to sexually assault her.

Police also opened an attempted sexual assault case.

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