Man arrested for kidnapping, assault in Kalihi

A 22-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly kidnapping a teenage boy in Kalihi.

Police say the suspect, Sunia Faaofonuu, took out a gun and threatened a 16-year-old boy and 19-year-old woman on Kealoha Pl. at around 3:15 p.m. Tuesday. When he took off with the boy, the woman called police.

Officers arrested Faaofonuu a short distance away. The boy was not hurt.

Police say the gun was reported stolen in an earlier burglary.

Faaofonuu has been arrested for kidnapping, assault, theft and firearms offenses. He has not been charged.

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