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Suspect Wanted in Connection with Assault at Hilo Bar

July 21, 2017, 9:47 AM HST
* Updated July 21, 11:44 AM
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Surveillance photo provided by HPD.

Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking the public for help in identifying the person whose image was captured on surveillance cameras in connection with an assault at a Hilo bar.

On Monday, July 17, an adult male assaulted another adult male. The incident was captured on video surveillance cameras.

The man is described as being a local Asian male, approx. 5-feet-7-inches tall, 250 pounds, with a dark complexion, unknown tattoos, no facial hair and two-inch long black hair. He was described as being approximately 35 to 39 years of age.

Police ask anyone who knows the identity of this person in the photo to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or Officer Jarrin Okutsu at 961-2213.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the islandwide Crime Stopper s 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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The above information was provided by authorities; individuals are considered innocent unless and until they are proven guilty.

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