Police seek information in machete robbery 10-04-13

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Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Gregory Esteban
Phone: 961-2252
Report No. C13019892

 

Media Release

Hawaiʻi Island police are seeking information about a reported robbery at a Puna park in July.

A 51-year-old man and a 37-year-old woman were reportedly approached by three unidentified men at 2 a.m. on July 28 at the pavilion of Ahalanui Park, also called “Hot Pond.”

After demanding the victims’ wallets, one of the suspects got into a physical altercation with the male victim. Another suspect then  reportedly threatened the victim with a machete. The suspects fled with cash and the victim’s cell phone.

Police ask anyone with information about this case to contact Detective Wendall Carter at 961-2871 or wcarter@co.hawaii.hi.us.

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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