POSTED: 7:58 a.m. HST, Jan 7, 2014
LAST UPDATED: 9:03 a.m. HST, Jan 7, 2014
A 52-year-old homeless man is in custody today after he allegedly tried to the take the handgun of a Honolulu police officer.
The incident occurred just after 10:30 p.m. Monday near a 7-Eleven store in Nuuanu.
Honolulu police said they were responding to a report of a suspicious man when the suspect attacked the officer and tried to take the officer's firearm.
The man was arrested on suspicion of first-degree theft and assault on a law enforcement officer.