Hamakua robbery (correction) 02-11-08

Hawaii Police Department
Hamakua District
Captain Randy Apele
Phone: 775-7533
February 11, 2008
Report No. C08004048

Media Release (correction)

Hawaii County police are investigating a report of a robbery on the Waipio access road Thursday night (February 7) .

A 35-year-old Colorado man reported Friday (February 8) that he had been been accosted by a man with a handgun at approximately 9:30 p.m. Thursday night. He said the man threatened him with the handgun and then robbed him of an undisclosed amount of cash.

He described the suspect as a local male with a dark complexion, between 5-foot-6 and 5-foot-9, about 160 pounds with short hair. According to the victim, the suspect and another person were traveling in a white two-door Dodge sedan, possibly a Dodge Neon.

Police ask anyone who may have witnessed the robbery to call Officer William Torres or Sergeant Jefferson Grantz at 775-7533.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.



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