Hilo Pizza Restaurant Robbed 01-28-02

PHONE: 961-2252
JANUARY 28, 2002


Hilo police are looking for two males who allegedly robbed a pizza restaurant at gunpoint on Saturday (January 26, 2002).

Responding to an armed robbery call at 11:17 p.m. Saturday, South Hilo patrol officers determined that two males wearing gray-hooded sweat shirts entered Domino’s Pizza on Kilauea Avenue and demanded money. One suspect was armed with a handgun; the other, with a machete.

After taking an undisclosed amount of cash, the two suspects fled the scene on foot, heading south on Kilauea. No one was injured during the robbery.

Anyone with information about the robbery or the identities of the robbers is asked to call Detective Jeremie Evangelista of the Hilo Criminal Investigation Section at 961-2377 or the police non-emergency number at 935-3311.

Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona. The numbers are answered 24 hours a day. Callers will be given a coded number and their identity will remain anonymous. Callers may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 if their call leads to an arrest, indictment or the recovery of property. Crime Stoppers neither subscribes to “Caller ID,” nor does it record phone calls.

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