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Tourist robbery (update No. 2) 07-08-10

Hawai’i Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area II
Lieutenant Gerald Wike
Phone: 326-4646, Ext. 266
July 8, 2010
Report No. C10016794

Media Release (update No. 2)

Big Island police have arrested a second suspect in connection with the robbery of two tourists at a coffee processing company in Kealakekua on June 11.

Matthew A. Alani, 18, of Captain Cook was arrested in Kailua-Kona at 9:20 a.m. Thursday (July 8). After conferring with prosecutors, detectives released him at 12:50 p.m. pending further investigation.

Detectives from the Area II Criminal Investigations Section are continuing the investigation.