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State Hospital patient charged with assaulting health worker


Prosecutors Thursday charged a 31-year-old Hawaii State Hospital patient for allegedly assaulting a 61-year-old Department of Health worker.

Police arrested the man on May 3 for the alleged 7 p.m. April 22 assault at the Kaneohe hospital.

Walter Leach V was charged with second-degree assault and returned to the hospital today.

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