School notified of suspicious person 12-03-14

Hawaiʻi Police Department
South Hilo Patrol
Sergeant Alan Kimura
Phone: 961-2213
Report No. M14067591


Media Release

Hawaiʻi Island police notified an elementary school as a precaution Wednesday morning (December 3) after receiving a report of a suspicious person nearby.

At 9:35 a.m. Wednesday, South Hilo Patrol officers responded to a report of a suspicious man who had been seen wandering on and around Waiānuenue Avenue in the vicinity of Hilo Union School. Police notified the school and responded to the area.

Police located a 28-year-old Pāhoa man who was disoriented. After speaking with officers, the man left the area without incident.

By coincidence, the school was in the process of conducting a lock down drill at the time of the report. No schools went on actual lock down.

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