Suspect in stabbing at Hilo Medical Center denied supervised release

Suspect in stabbing at Hilo Medical Center denied supervised release
Hawaii Island (HNN)

HAWAII ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - The 21-year-old Pahoa charged in connection with a stabbing at the Hilo Medical Center has been denied supervised release.

At last check, Franklin Poulsen remained in police custody after the alleged incident on Wednesday.

Police say Poulsen allegedly grabbed a 25-year old female, choked her, and stabbed her in her hand.

Poulsen was charged with second-degree attempted murder, one count of first-degree terroristic threatening, two counts of first-degree assault and one count of third-degree assault.

His bail is set at $312,000.

Several bystanders were also injured while trying to intervene.

He’s due back in court on April 16.

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