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Suspect Arrested for Assault on Man in Wheelchair

June 17, 2016, 3:15 PM HST
* Updated June 17, 3:21 PM
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christopher-mohrlangPāhoa resident Christopher Mohrlang, 35, has been charged with two offenses in connection with an assault on a man in a wheelchair.

In response to a 10:46 a.m. call on June 7, 2016, police determined that a 57-year-old man had been assaulted in Pāhoa Town at 1:16 a.m.

The victim, who uses a wheelchair, has no permanent address but frequents the Pāhoa Town area.

An investigation led to Mohrlang.

Friday morning, June 17, Mohrlang turned himself in to police at the Pāhoa police station.

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He was charged with two counts of third-degree assault and then released from police custody after posting $1,000 bail.

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