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HPD Releases Composite Drawing of Burglary Suspect

November 14, 2016, 11:36 AM HST
* Updated November 14, 11:39 AM
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HPD burglary suspect drawing.

HPD burglary suspect drawing.

Hawai‘i Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man wanted for a burglary in Hilo on May 31.

At about 2:15 p.m., police responded to the 1900 block of Kīlauea Avenue, where an 83-year-old Hilo woman reported that while walking into her dining room, she observed a man come out of her bedroom and then flee the area on foot.

The victim reported that the intruder removed miscellaneous jewelry and cash valued at $8,100.

The victim was not injured in the burglary.

The suspect is described as a “local male” in his early 20s between 5-foot-7 and 5-foot-10. He was wearing a white “chefs jacket” and black slacks and was carrying a red bag.

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Police are releasing a composite drawing of the suspect with hope that someone will recognize him.

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Anyone who knows his identity or has any information about this incident is asked to call the police department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or to contact Detective Dean Uyetake at 961-2379 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 $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. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

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