Hilo Sexual Assault 08/15/99

HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
SOUTH HILO PATROL DIVISION
SERGEANT RICHARD A. MIYAMOTO
PHONE: 961-2311
AUGUST 15, 1999
G-03279

MEDIA RELEASE

Hilo police arrested three males Sunday morning (August 15, 1999) on suspicion of kidnapping and sexually assaulting an adult female.

At about 9:11 a.m., a South Hilo patrol officer was patrolling in Hilo’s Keaukaha area when a woman stopped him.

The woman said she had been kidnapped and sexually assaulted by three males who had just left the area.

Acting on a broadcast description of the vehicle, police arrested three males a short time later on Kapiolani Street.

The three are being held in the Hilo police cellblock pending further investigation by Hilo Criminal Investigation Section detectives.

The victim was treated for minor injuries and released from the Hilo Medical Center.

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