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HPD Seeks Info on Terroristic Threatening Incident

June 9, 2016, 9:23 AM HST
* Updated June 9, 3:51 PM
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hpd hawaii police big island policeHawaiʻi Island police are seeking witnesses to an incident involving two cars in Hilo on Tuesday afternoon, June 7.

At approximately 5 p.m. Tuesday, a Puna woman and her passengers reported to South Hilo Patrol officers that they were traveling in a 2005 black Chrysler 300 in the parking lot of a store on the 300 block of Makaʻala Street, when they were threatened by a male driver and three female occupants of another car.

The incident continued through Pōhaku Street and eventually onto Railroad Avenue, where one of the female occupants threw a large rock, which stuck the Chrysler as it was traveling on the road.

The suspect vehicle, described as a gray Mazda sedan, left the scene in an unknown direction.

Police have initiated terroristic threatening and criminal property damage investigations in connection with this incident.

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They ask anyone with any information about this case to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or contact Officer Marcos Santos at 961-2311.

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Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the islandwide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

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