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Man arrested for allegedly assaulting EMS worker

HALEIWA, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Honolulu police arrested a 36-year-old man on Saturday for allegedly assaulting an Emergency Medical Services worker while being transported.

Officials said Duane Rutherford, of Honolulu, allegedly punched the worker twice in the chest around 8:30 p.m.

Police arrested Rutherford for second-degree assault in Haleiwa. It's not clear why he was being transported.

The 35-year-old EMS worker was treated at a hospital.

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