Hilo man survives attack that left him with multiple stab wounds

Police have arrested a suspect.

Hilo man survives attack that left him with multiple stab wounds
Big Island police have arrested a suspect in an attack that left a man with multiple stab wounds.

HILO (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Hilo man is recovering Monday after he survived an attack that left him with stab wounds to his face, chest, and arms.

Police say it happened at a home on Leilani Street around 6:45 p.m. Sunday night.

Officers arrested a suspect, 21-year-old Cohlby Espaniola, around four hours later.

Espaniola remains in custody at the Hilo cell block while detectives investigate if the case as an attempted murder.

The 39-year-old victim was hospitalized in stable condition.

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