POSTED: 9:41 p.m. HST, Feb 11, 2011
LAST UPDATED: 9:24 a.m. HST, Feb 12, 2011
A 39-year-old Kahala man who allegedly assaulted his two daughters with a plastic jar of peanut butter was arrested Friday for repetitive abuse of a household member.
Police said about 6:15 a.m. the man threw a half-full plastic peanut butter jar of food and hit a 7-year-old girl, causing pain and redness. He then allegedly struck a 12-year-old girl on the side of the face with the jar in his hand.
The man has prior convictions for abuse of a household member, elevating the case to a felony, police said.