Pahoa home invasion 11-30-09

Hawai’i Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section
Captain Randall Medeiros
Phone: 961-2251
November 30, 2009
Report No. C09026122

Media Release

Big Island police are investigating a reported home invasion robbery that took place in Pāhoa early on the morning of September 8.

Puna Patrol officers were dispatched to an Alapai Street home in the Leilani Estates subdivision, where a 26-year-old woman reported that an unknown man entered her home and demanded marijuana. The suspect physically beat the victim and then left the home with undisclosed personal belongings. 

The suspect wore a mask, but is described as about 6-feet tall with green eyes and tan skin.

The victim was treated at Hilo Medical Center for her injuries and released.

Detectives assigned to the Police Department’s Area I Criminal Investigations Section are continuing the investigation. 

Police urge anyone with information about this incident or anyone who may be involved to call 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. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

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