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Police: Burglary suspect attacks woman in Kailua


A 30-year-old homeless man allegedly attacked a woman in her Kailua home Sunday afternoon after she surprised him during a burglary, police said.

Police said the 23-year-old woman returned to home at 12:45 p.m. and surprised the suspect, who was apparently burglarizing her home. After assaulting the woman, the suspect fled in a stolen car and was caught an hour later at a Waimanalo shopping mall, police said.

Officers arrested the man on suspicion of attempted second-degree murder, first-degree burglary and car theft.

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