Man charged in attack with stick

A Kihei man was arrested for assaulting another man with a stick Tuesday night in Kihei.

Joseph Prockette, 44, was charged with second-degree assault. He was released after posting $1,000 bail.

The assault was reported at about 8 p.m. Tuesday when officers were called to Kulanihakoi and Mahealani streets. The victim reported he had been struck several times on his head with a stick, police said. The victim declined treatment at the scene but later went to the emergency room on his own.

The suspect, who had fled, was known to the victim as Prockette, police said.

Kihei patrol officers were looking for Prockette and located and arrested him at 6:55 p.m. Wednesday.