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Police arrest man after standoff in Kapolei

Police arrested a 42-year-old man after he allegedly threatened another man in Honokai Hale Tuesday and then barricaded himself in a home for several hours.

At about 2:50 p.m., Tuesday, police said an argument occurred between the suspect and a 61-year-old man when the suspect threatened him while brandishing a dangerous instrument. The 61-year-old man feared for his safety.

The situation escalated after police arrived and the suspect barricaded himself in a home. The Honolulu Police Department Specialized Services Division unit responded to the scene.

Shortly before 10 p.m., police arrested the 42-year-old man at his home located on the corner Paakai Street and Paala Loop on suspicion of first-degree terroristic threatening and violating a temporary restraining order for harassment.

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