UPDATE: Officials Locate Missing Inmate
***Editor’s note: This story was updated at 12:25 p.m. to reflect HPD’s arrest announcement.***
Hawai’i Island officials have arrested a 46-year-old Kona man on suspicion of escaping from the Hale Nani correctional facility early Thursday morning.
According to a police report, South Hilo Patrol officers arrested Sean Duyser of Kailua-Kona in Hilo at 11 a.m.
He was last seen around 2 a.m. Thursday at Hale Nani, where he was serving a sentence for a misdemeanor theft conviction.
The escape was reported at 3:34 a.m.