POSTED: 09:23 p.m. HST, Mar 11, 2011
LAST UPDATED: 12:01 a.m. HST, Mar 12, 2011
A Keeaumoku area man was arrested for allegedly punching a paramedic who came to his aid Wednesday morning.
Police said two female paramedics were called to assist a man at an apartment complex at 1525 Rycroft St.
When they approached the man in the hallway, he swore at them and punched one of them, 28, in the face. She refused treatment.
The man was taken to the Queen's Medical Center, where he was found to be intoxicated, but with no other medical condition, police said.
Herlip Nowell, 64, was charged with second-degree assault. Bail was set at $11,000.