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Man charged with abuse in attack on woman

Police have charged a 54-year-old Kalihi man accused of attacking a 54-year-old woman on Tuesday.

The victim told police that Wes Silva held her against her will, sexually assaulted her and choked her.

Silva, a registered sex offender, was located in the downtown area on Thursday morning and arrested.

Prosecutors declined to pursue kidnapping and sexual assault charges. On Friday, Silva was charged with a single count of abuse. His bail was set at $2,000.

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