Police seek suspect in attack on Kona woman 03-05-03

HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
KONA PATROL DIVISION
SERGEANT LEROY VICTORINO
PHONE: 326-4646
MARCH 5, 2003

MEDIA RELEASE

Kona police are looking for a suspect who allegedly assaulted a 53-year-old woman early Wednesday (March 5, 2003) at her residence in Captain Cook.

Responding to a 3:12 a.m. call, officers determined that the woman was attacked while sleeping. The victim sustained injuries to her neck, face and arm and is currently confined to the Kona Community Hospital in fair condition.

Police have identified the suspect as Magilla Sumida, 33, of a Captain Cook address, and have issued an all-points bulletin for his arrest. Sumida is described as being a Japanese male, being 5-feet-10 in height, weighing about 185 pounds and having black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information about Sumida’s whereabouts is asked to call the Kona police at 326-4646 or the police non-emergency number at 935-3311.

Kona Criminal Investigation Section detectives are continuing an investigation into the assault.

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