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HPD officer assaulted during arrest

An HPD officer was assaulted during an arrest at a Kaimuki park early this morning. HPD officers responded to an argument call at the scene around 12:20 a.m. During the investigation, the suspect, an irate 28-year-old woman, confronted the HPD officers. The suspect refused to leave the park despite the HPD officer's request. The suspect was then placed under arrest and that's when she assaulted the HPD officer. The suspect was also identified as an escapee from a detention facility. The suspect was subsequently arrested for assault on a police officer, escape and park closure offense. The HPD Officer was treated and released from a hospital.