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HPD Investigating Arson Near Carlsmith Beach Park

March 20, 2018, 3:15 PM HST
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The Hawai’i Police Department is investigating an arson case that occurred on Tuesday evening, Jan. 30, in Hilo at Kalaniana‘ole Avenue near the Carlsmith Beach Park (Four Miles).

At approximately 6:45 p.m., a vehicle was observed to be engulfed in flames on the road.

A person of interest was seen walking away from the vehicle. He was described as a male with a medium complexion and tattoos; approximately 5-feet-six-inches tall, weighing 140 pounds and wearing no shirt and carrying an umbrella.

Police ask anyone with any information about this case to call the police department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311.


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