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Hawaii State Hospital patient arrested on suspicion of harassment, assault

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KANEOHE, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A patient at the Hawaii State Hospital was arrested Saturday for allegedly assaulting an employee who was coming to the aid of a fellow employee.

Honolulu police said 20-year-old Judaea Connolly, who was confined to the mental health facility in Kaneohe, inappropriately touched a 30-year-old female worker at around 7:20 p.m.

According to investigators, another employee, a 44-year-old man, intervened and was then attacked by the suspect.

Police arrested Connolly on suspicion of second-degree assault and harassment.

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