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Suspect bites off part of Honolulu police officer's finger during arrest

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A Honolulu Police officer was taken to a hospital in serious condition Wednesday morning after a man bit off part of the officer's finger during an arrest, police say.

The officer, who is a 41-year-old male, was injured at Wilder House, located at 1114 Wilder Avenue, as he was attempting to arrest a 52-year-old man for trespassing on the property.

During a scuffle, the suspect bit off the tip of the officer's finger.  He was arrested for assault and trespassing.

We will have more information on this developing story as soon as it becomes available.

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