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Puna assault in June 09-27-13
Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Gregory Esteban
Report No. C13016674
Hawaiʻi Island police have identified the victim of an assault that resulted in a large deposit of blood left fronting a vacant establishment in Puna.
On June 26 at about 7:30 a.m., detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section and evidence specialists responded to a report of blood discovered in an alcove fronting a closed business establishment in Pāhoa. After an extensive search in the neighboring business area using a scent discriminating canine, police could not locate a victim or any additional evidence.
On August 26, detectives were able to verify previously obtained information on the identity of the victim, who is a 60-year-old Pāhoa man. He reported that he had been in an altercation with an unidentified man in Pāhoa and that during the confrontation he had sustained a superficial head wound and did not seek treatment.
Police ask anyone with information about the confrontation to contact Detective Norbert Serrao at 961-2383 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.
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