East Hawaii News

Home Invasion Reported Monday Night In Hilo

July 10, 2012, 12:07 PM HST
* Updated July 10, 12:10 PM
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Two armed men wearing masks broke into a home in Hilo Monday night, confronted its two occupants and left after stealing an undisclosed amount of money.

Police said the home invasion occurred around 10:30 p.m. on Ainaola Drive in upper Waiakea Uka.

The home’s occupants, a 72-year-old man and his 51-year-old son, were confronted by the intruders who had entered the house through an unlocked door.

The intruders demanded money. After tying up the home’s occupants they began to search the home and, apparently, an adjoining home as well.

Neither of the victims sustained injuries.

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The incident is being classified as cases of burglary, robbery, unlawful imprisonment and terroristic threatening.

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Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Wendell Carter at 961-2378 or email him at [email protected]

 

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