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Hilo Man Wanted for Questioning in Robbery Case

September 16, 2014, 5:27 PM HST
* Updated September 16, 5:56 PM
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The Hawai`i Police Department is looking for 23-year-old Hilo man Jeffrey De Castro to question him about a robbery incident that took place Monday.

According to an HPD release, the robbery happened at a home on Pilipa`a Street in Panaewa at approximately 2:32 p.m. Patrol officers say that a 32-year-old Hilo woman was punched and choked by an acquaintance and left unconscious while her cell phone and purse was stolen.

De Castro is described as 5-foot-11 and 220 pounds with blue eyes and brown hair.

Anyone with knowledge of his location should contact Detective Grant Todd at 961-2385 or e-mail [email protected]

Information can also be given to the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 961-8300.

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