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Suspect arrested after downtown stabbing

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A man who was arrested on Sunday for attempted murder in connection with a downtown stabbing has not yet been charged.

Honolulu police arrested 29-year-old William E. Villarreal from Waipahu for attempted murder Sunday. According to Emergency Medical Services, the incident happened at about 1:43 a.m. near the Geisha House, a bar in Kakaako.

A witness observed Villarreal lunge at the victim, a 28-year-old man, who later discovered that he had been stabbed. Emergency Medical Services says they transported the victim to the hospital.

We will have more information as soon as it becomes available.

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