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Police search for suspect in armed robbery of homeless man in Ewa Beach

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Honolulu police have opened a first-degree robbery investigation after a male suspect allegedly assaulted and robbed a homeless man in Ewa Beach.

Police said a 43-year-old man was sleeping in the beach access area off of Oneula Place at about 6:35 a.m. Wednesday when an unknown male assaulted him and rummaged through his property.

The suspect, who has not been arrested, brandished a knife, took the victim’s backpack and fled on foot.

The victim sustained a cut to the back of his head in the robbery.

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