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Teen arrested after botched attempted robbery in Waikiki

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A 17-year-old boy was arrested following a botched robbery attempt in Waikiki on Sunday morning.

According to the Honolulu Police Department, the suspect took merchandise from a store then used physical force against a clerk as he tried to escape.

After a brief scuffle, the clerk detained the suspect and called police.

The suspect was arrested at the scene on suspicion of second-degree robbery.

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