HPD Seeking Male Theft Suspect

November 24, 2017, 3:09 PM HST
* Updated November 25, 8:20 AM
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The Hawaiʻi Island Police Department is investigating a theft that occurred at a retail store within the 300 block of Kīlauea Avenue in Hilo.

HPD surveillance image.

On Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at approximately 4:15 p.m., an unidentified male party entered the store, selected a watch from a display and left the store in an unknown direction without paying for the item.

The male party is described as Caucasian, possibly in his 30s, 5 feet-10 inches tall, 180 pounds, light to medium skin, light brown hair ( possibly in a ponytail), with unknown tattoos and blue eyes.

He was last seen wearing a blue shirt, khaki pants, a green or gray backpack and gray shoes.

Police ask anyone with any information about this case to call the police department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311 or contact Officer Tyler Jelsma at (808) 935-3311 or email at [email protected].

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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