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Man Held on $121,000 Bail in Kolekole Park Robbery

February 11, 2013, 5:49 PM HST
* Updated June 12, 6:05 PM
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An 18-year-old Hilo man has been charged with robbery, unlawful imprisonment and other offenses in connection with last week’s robbery of a couple camping at Kolekole Beach Park.

Bail for Tyler Kamanao Taylor was set at $121,000.

Other charges filed against Taylor include car theft, two counts of terroristic threatening and two counts of theft.

The charges stem from a Feb. 6 incident in which a man and woman, both 29, were awakened in their tent in the early morning, threatened with a knife and robbed. Their assailant then fled in their rental car.

The victims walked to a nearby residence and called police at 4:54 a.m.

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