Police arrest woman accused of holding knife to child’s neck

Stephanie Pena
Stephanie Pena

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Honolulu police arrested a 23-year-old Aiea woman accused of holding a kitchen knife to her three-year-old daughter’s neck.

The incident happened on Feb. 25 at a home located on Kokio Loop.

Police say the woman allegedly had an argument with her 36-year-old husband. The woman then went downstairs and allegedly held the knife to the child’s neck area until her husband gave in to what she wanted.

Stephanie Pena was arrested for first-degree terroristic threatening. She was later charged with second-degree terroristic threatening.

Her bail was set at $2,000.

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