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Attempted child sexual assault 09-20-11

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Juvenile Aid Section
Lieutenant Lucille Melemai    
Phone: 961-2254
Report No. C11024668

Media Release

Big Island police are searching for a man wanted for the attempted kidnapping and attempted sexual assault of a female child in a restroom at a Hilo public school this morning (September 20).

The child managed to escape from the man, who was last seen on Kapiolani Street heading in the direction of Haili Street around 6:30 a.m.

He is described as a man in his 30s with a brown complexion, 6-foot-1, 200 pounds with 2-to-3-inch-long brown or black hair and no facial hair. He was wearing a dark red nylon track suit with white shoulders and elastic cuffs at the wrists. He had on large white wireless headphones and may have been riding a two-wheel bicycle.

Police ask that anyone with information on his identity or whereabouts call 911 or the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.

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.