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08-05-19 Students cash stolen

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Kona Patrol, Area II
Officer Adam Hanes
Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext.253
Report No. 19-060205


Media Release

On (July 30) a young man had approximately $115 stolen from his wallet at a retail location on Makala Boulevard in Kona.

After taking his wallet out to see if he had enough money to cover his school purchases, the young high school student put his wallet on a shelf in the electronics section of the store, and walked away from the wallet not realizing he had left it on the shelf. When he returned to collect his wallet, he discovered that the money inside had been taken and the wallet put back in place

.After consulting with Loss Prevention agents, surveillance footage was obtained and the theft of the money had been caught on video. Photographs of the offender were printed and police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect and a female party he was seen leaving the store with.

If you are able to identify the suspect or the female party in the photographs, please contact Officer Adam Hanes on the departments non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311.