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HPD Seeking Cell Phone Theft Suspect

September 13, 2017, 2:34 PM HST
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Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a female who is suspected of stealing a black LG cell phone.

The victim reported that she forgot her phone on a counter at the Kailua-Kona Walmart on Aug. 15.

After reviewing video surveillance, it appears as if an unidentified woman picked up and concealed the victim’s phone.

The suspect is described as Caucasian/Hispanic, aged 35 to 40, 5-feet-four-inches tall, 140 pounds, long brown hair, with a tattoo near or on her neck.

Police ask anyone with information on this suspect to call Officer Bradden Kimura of Kona Patrol at (808) 326-4646, ext. 253. Callers may also call the Hawai‘i Police Department’s non-emergency number at (808) 935-3311.

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Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the islandwide Crime Stoppers number at (808) 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 any caller ID service. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

This information was provided by the authorities. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

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