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Gas station robbery 12-14-09

Hawai’i Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area II
Lieutenant Darren Horio
Phone: 326-4646, Ext. 266
December 14, 2009
Report No. C09035796

Media Release

Big Island Police are investigating a robbery Friday night (December 11) at the Shell service station on Kuakini Highway in Kailua-Kona.

An unidentified man armed with a handgun entered the gas station’s convenience store with his face obscured and demanded money. He then fled the area on foot and headed southeast toward Kopiko Plaza with an undisclosed amount of cash.  

He is described as Caucasian, possibly in his 20s, about 6-feet tall, slim and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

Police ask anyone with information about this case to call Detective Sean Smith at 326-4646, extension 275, or the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311. Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona.