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Car owner detains would-be car thief for police

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Prosecutors charged a 48-year-old man for allegedly trying to steal another man’s car in Waipahu.

Police said Ulysses Kim entered a 58-year-old man’s vehicle between 10:35 p.m. and 10:42 p.m. Monday.

The older man confronted the suspect, who then tried to flee. The 58-year-old held the suspect until police arrived.

Kim was arrested and charged with attempted auto theft, first-degree terroristic threatening and first-degree auto break-in.

Bail was set at $50,000.

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