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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Saturday, May 1, 2010

Papakolea man stabbed in his sleep by intruder, suspect detained by witnesses

Advertiser Staff

A 54-year-old Papakolea man is in serious condition after he was stabbed by an intruder as he slept last night.

Police arrested a 34-year-old man, identified as the victim's former neighbor.

The victim's family reported that the man entered the home around 1:45 a.m. and assaulted the victim as he slept. He was detained by witnesses at the scene.

The victim suffered multiple puncture wounds to the head and body, police said.