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Officer is allegedly bitten by Waikiki drug suspect

By Star-Advertiser staff

LAST UPDATED: 8:40 p.m. HST, Dec 5, 2010


A Waikiki drug suspect allegedly bit a Honolulu police officer trying to arrest the 41-year-old man yesterday, police said.

The officer was treated at a nearby hospital, police said.

Officers tried to arrest the man for suspected drug possession at 1:29 p.m. yesterday when he allegedly became combative, resisted arrest and bit one of the officers, police said.

The man was arrested for investigation of first-degree assault on a law enforcement officer, promotion of a detrimental drug, resisting arrest and a contempt warrant.

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