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Suspect ID Sought in Retail Theft

February 22, 2016, 9:36 AM HST
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Authorities seek the identity of the individual pictured. HPD photo.

Authorities seek the identity of the individual pictured. HPD photo.

The Hawai’i Police Department is looking for the identity of an individual wanted in connection to a theft investigation.

On Feb. 1 at about 5 p.m., a male suspect left the Target Hilo store on East Maka’ala Street in Hilo without paying for items valued over $150.

Authorities say the suspect was captured on surveillance video.

The individual is described as Caucasian and about 6-feet tall. He appears to have brown hair and a slim build.

In the surveillance image, the suspect was wearing a black t-shirt and blue surf shorts.

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Anyone who recognizes the individual in the photo should call Officer William Brown at 961-2213 or the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.

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Those who would like to maintain anonymity should call the Big Island Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300.

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