Hilo Assault 12-12-01

HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
HILO CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION SECTION
CAPTAIN JAMES DAY
PHONE: 961-2251
DECEMBER 14, 2001

MEDIA RELEASE

Detectives assigned to the East Hawaii Criminal Investigation Division are investigating an assault that occurred on Wednesday, 12-12-01 at approximately 1:25 a.m. in the 400 block of Wainaku Avenue, Hilo, Hawaii.

Hilo patrol officers responded to a call of a female who was attacked in her residence. Upon arrival, officers learned that an unidentified male entered the adult female’s residence and struck her on the top of her head numerous times with an unknown instrument. The female was asleep at the time and was awaken by the intruder. The unidentified male fled the residence on foot in an unknown direction and has not been located at this time.

The only description was that the unidentified male intruder was wearing dark baggy pants and an unknown colored shirt with a hood and no sleeves.

The victim was transported to the Hilo Medical Center for treatment of her injuries and was listed in serious but stable condition.

Anyone with information regarding this incident and wishing wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona or the Hilo Police Department none emergency number at 935-3311.

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