Witness steps in after officer was assaulted

Witness steps in after officer was assaulted
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    SARA MATTISON SPOKE TO A WITNESS WHO STEPPED IN TO HELP. SARA? SARA: JOE- IT ALL TOOK PLACE AT A PARKING LOT AT FIRST HAWAIIAN BANK ON MAKALOA STREET SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THE SUSPECT PRIOR TO THE ASSAULT. 36-YEAR-OLD REMINGTON GUYTON WAS CHARGED WITH ASSAULT ON A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER AND ATTEMPTED THEFT. ON SUNDAY...CHRISTOPHER VAUGHAN-DARVAL -- A RIDE SHARE DRIVER -- SAW THE SUSPECT CAUSING COMMOTION AT A BUS STOP. CHRISTOPHER VAUGHAN-DARVAL: "I PROCEED TO FOLLOW HIM AS I WAS ON THE PHONE WITH 911 TO MAKE SURE HE WAS STOPPED." POLICE TELL US THEY RESPONDED TO A REPORT OF MAN HITTING AND PUSHING PEOPLE ALONG KAPIOLANI BOULEVARD. THE OFFICER CONFRONTED THE MAN...AND POLICE SAY THE OFFICER WAS ATTACKED. ACTUALLY SEEN THE GUY HIT HIM PUNCH HIM SO I DIDN'T KNOW AT SO I THOUGHT HE GOT KNOCKED OUT." CHRISTOPHER VAUGHAN-DARVAL: "SO IT WAS AT THAT TIME I KNEW HE NEEDED HELP." CHRISTOPHER VAUGHAN-DARVAL: "THE OFFICER LITERALLY BACK LIKE THIS JUST TRYING TO HOLD THE GUY OUT AND THAT'S WHEN I CAME AROUND WAS ABLE TO HELP HIM." THE OFFICER MANAGED TO HANDCUFF THE SUSPECT...AND WITHIN A MINUTE VAUGHAN-DARVAL SAYS HELP ARRIVED. SARA MATTISON: "DID YOU SEE THE INJURIES OF THE OFFICER?" CHRISTOPHER VAUGHAN-DARVAL: "A JAW AND SWOLLEN LIP AND BLOOD ON HIS NECK." POLICE SAY THE SUSPECT USED A WEAPON TO ASSAULT THE OFFICER...EVEN ATTEMPTED TO TAKE THE OFFICER'S FIREARM. CHRISTOPHER VAUGHAN-DARVAL: "YOU DEFINITELY SEE HAWAII IS CHANGING HAWAII IS CHANGING." CHRISTOPHER VAUGHAN-DARVAL: "ITS VERY IMPORTANT TO KEEP HAWAII HAWAII THAT MEANS LOCAL PEOPLE HELPING." SARA: VAUGHAN-DARVAL SAYS HE SUFFERED MINOR CUTS DURING THE STRUGGLE. POLICE SAY GUYTON'S BAIL IS SET AT 50-THOUSAND DOLLARS.
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