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Segway Stolen From Gardens in Umauma

February 26, 2013, 9:03 AM HST
* Updated February 26, 1:51 PM
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Police are asking for the public’s help solving a theft from the World Botanical Gardens in the North Hilo district.

Sometime during the night of Feb. 14, or early the next morning, someone stole a black Segway personal transportation and two 25-gallon cans filled with gas.

The Segway stolen was the X2 model, which is the “off-road” version of the two-wheeled transport.

The gardens are located on the Old Mamalahoa Highway in Umauma, about 17 miles north of Hilo.

Anyone with information on the theft is asked to call Officer Angitau Faanunu at 962-2120.


Anonymous tipsters can call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300.


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