Suspect in Maili stabbing released from police custody

Suspect in Maili stabbing released from police custody
Fabian Watanabe, 21, in police custody. (Source: HPD)

MAILI, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) -A 21-year-old man arrested in connection with a stabbing in Maili has been released pending investigation.

Police were called out to Farrington Highway near Maipalaoa Road just after 4 p.m. Saturday. The call came in around the same time police responded to a stabbing near the Kapahulu library that left a man in critical condition.

In the Maili incident, police accused 21-year-old Fabian Watanabe of stabbing a 19-year-old man in the back, causing serious injuries.

It’s not known what led to the stabbing, but police arrested Watanabe shortly after.

This story may be updated.

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