Suspected car thief accused of trying to run down officers

Published On: Mar 27 2014 07:06:09 AM HST

KITV4 News has learned that two police officers were injured in a crash on South King St. Tuesday.

HONOLULU -

KITV4 News has learned two police officers were injured in a vehicle crash on South King Street at Punahou Street on Tuesday.

Police say a 31-year-old suspected car thief tried to run the officers down.  They say the officers were trying to stop the man who was speeding in a stolen car.

That's when the suspect turned and injured the officers and hit two vehicles.

Police arrested the man on suspicion of first-degree attempted murder, auto theft and resisting arrest.

Click here to watch the report on the KITV4 Morning News.

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