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Man Charged in Wednesday’s Robbery of Hilo Bank

January 31, 2014, 2:47 PM HST
* Updated January 31, 2:48 PM
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A 61-year-old homeless man today was charged with Wednesday’s robbery of the Hilo branch of Central Pacific Bank.

Lelome Kahaualoa Rogers was being held in lieu of $70,000 after being charged with second-degree robbery and second-degree theft.

Rogers was arrested at 2:04 p.m. Wednesday on Aupuni Street, less than a half-hour after a man gave a teller at the bank a note and then fled with an undisclosed amount of money.

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