Updated: June 7, 2023
Maui police arrested a 23-year-old man on Lānaʻi after his ex-girlfriend reported she was able to escape from him after being held against her will.
The 41-year-old woman reportedly ran to the Lānaʻi police station for help at 12:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 17.
Police say Alika Kaniho-Batoon was located and placed under arrest for second degree attempted murder, kidnapping, terroristic threatening and two counts of abuse by strangulation. He was being held in lieu of $71,000 bail.
The woman reported that the incident occurred at her home on Lānaʻi. She received treatment at the Lānaʻi Community Hospital for her injuries.
The investigation is ongoing.
Original source: https://mauinow.com/2021/02/19/ex-boyfriend-arrested-on-allegations-of-kidnapping-attempted-murder-on-lana%ca%bbi/