Hawaiʻi Police Department
Puna Patrol Division
Sergeant Robert Hatton
Report No. C14014614
Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man wanted for theft in Pāhoa.
The incident took place in a market, where the 56-year-old victim briefly put his wallet down and an unknown man grabbed it.
The man is described as Caucasian, possibly in his upper 50s, with a medium build.
Police ask anyone with information on his identity or whereabouts to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.
Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the islandwide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 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.