Man arrested following late-night stabbing in Ward area

Man arrested following late-night stabbing in Ward area
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police arrested a 76-year-old man in connection with a stabbing late Saturday in the Ward area.

According to Honolulu Emergency Medical Services, the stabbing happened just before midnight near a residence on Victoria Street.

EMS said a 41-year-old man suffered stab wounds to his upper torso and arm.

He was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

The suspect, Pieter Mertens, was arrested about 30 minutes later. He has since been released pending investigation.

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