Police Looking to Identify Assault Suspects
Police are asking for the public’s help identifying suspects in an assault reported to have occurred early Monday in Hilo.
At about 1:30 a.m. Monday, officers responded to an area near the intersection of Kilauea Avenue and Aupuni Street where a Hilo man reported he had been punched by one man while another man held him down.
Video surveillance images depict a man wearing a hooded flannel print-type jacket and shirt.
The 51-year-old victim described his assailants as local men in their 30s, about 5-foot-6 and 150 pounds.
Police ask that anyone with information on the incident or the suspects contact Det. Scott Amaral at 961-2276 or [email protected], or call the police department’s non-emergency number at 935-3311.
Anonymous tipsters can call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300.