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HPD Seeks Identity in Burglary

August 1, 2016, 12:14 PM HST
* Updated August 1, 12:16 PM
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Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a burglary suspect based on a composite drawing.

At 3:35 a.m. on May 22, South Hilo Patrol officers responded to a reported of a burglary in progress at a commercial building located at 224 Kamehameha Ave. in Hilo.

A witness reported hearing a loud banging noise and then seeing a man coming out of a second-floor office. When he was discovered, the man shut the door and fled out the rooftop window, which was found to have been pried open.

The man is described as a “local male” in his late 20s or early 30s with a dark complexion and short beard and mustache. He was wearing a dark-gray hooded jacket.

Police ask anyone with information about this case or the suspect’s identity to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or contact Detective Tuckloy Aurello at 961-2385 or [email protected].


Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1000.00. 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. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

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