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Attempted child sexual assault (update No. 2) 09-20-11

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Captain Randall Medeiros 
Phone: 961-2251
Report No. C11024668

Media Release (update No. 2)

Big Island police have arrested a 35-year-old Pāhoa man in connection with the attempted kidnapping and attempted sexual assault of a female child in a restroom at a Hilo public school this morning (September 20).

Samson Perez, also known as Samson Kahumoku, was located on Aupuni Street in Hilo at 9:50 a.m. and arrested without incident on suspicion of fourth-degree sexual assault, attempted kidnapping and attempted first-degree sexual assault. He is being held at the Hilo police cellblock while detectives continue the investigation.