comscore Ewa Beach man arrested after aiding suspected shoplifter in the Ward area | Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Top News

Ewa Beach man arrested after aiding suspected shoplifter in the Ward area

[ AD HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM THIS STORY ]

A man who stopped police from apprehending a woman suspected of shoplifting was himself arrested Thursday night in the Ward area. 

Police said that a woman in her 30s was seen exiting a retail establishment on Kamakee Street with unpaid merchandise about 5:45 p.m. A man, 39, intervened and used force to prevent officers from arresting the woman, police said.

The man, of Ewa Beach, is being held pending a charge of second-degree robbery. The female suspect has not been located, police said.

Comments have been disabled for this story...

Click here to see our full coverage of the coronavirus outbreak. Submit your coronavirus news tip.

Be the first to know
Get web push notifications from Star-Advertiser when the next breaking story happens — it's FREE! You just need a supported web browser.
Subscribe for this feature

Scroll Up