POSTED: 02:22 p.m. HST, Aug 29, 2012
LAST UPDATED: 05:11 a.m. HST, Aug 30, 2012
A robber, fleeing after stealing a cellphone from a man in Waikiki early Wednesday morning, collided with two police officers who ended up arresting him.
Otter A.R.L. Pauls, of no local address, was charged with second-degree robbery. His bail was set at $11,000.
Police said a suspect punched a 36-year-old man in the face and stole his cellphone at 2:52 this morning.
The victim followed the suspect, who had run into two police officers near Kalakaua Avenue, and identified him. The victim suffered minor injuries and refused medical treatment.