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Patient allegedly assaults nurse in Kaneohe hospital

A 30-year-old, female patient who was ordered by the court to be at a Kaneohe hospital allegedly assaulted a female nurse Wednesday morning, police said.

The alleged 9:15 a.m. assault left the nurse with unspecified injuries. The patient was arrested at 2:30 p.m. and released pending investigation.

Police did not identify the hospital. Kaneohe is home to the Hawaii State Hospital, where many patients are court ordered for treatment.

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