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Man assaulted after answering door in Waikiki apartment

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WAIKIKI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Honolulu police are investigating the assault of a 47-year-old man at a Waikiki apartment early Monday.

According to EMS officials, the victim was transported to the Queen's Medical Center in serious condition with multiple head contusions.

Police say the suspect attacked the victim around 4 a.m. after he answered the door of a unit at the Tropic Surf Apartment located on Kuhio Avenue.

Police say the victim chased after the suspect who fled the scene towards the Ala Wai canal area. The suspect is described as a heavyset Polynesian male, approximately 6 feet tall, last seen wearing a gray shirt.

Police have opened a second-degree assault case. The suspect and victim don't know each other.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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