Police release stabbing suspect without charges

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A man who was arrested early Saturday morning in a stabbing incident in Waikiki has been released.

According to police, a group of men approached a 20 year-old Kaneohe marine on Kapahulu Avenue near the Honolulu Zoo. They then demanded his property and assaulted him. When he ran away, investigators say he was chased down and assaulted again.

That's when the man allegedly stabbed one of his attackers.

The man who was stabbed was taken to the hospital in critical condition. The marine was arrested in connection with what police called an assault case, but was released Saturday evening.

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