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Police Seek Public’s Help in Finding Hilo Teen

October 30, 2019, 10:03 AM HST
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Hawai‘i County Police are searching for a 17-year-old Hilo teen reported as missing.

Ashley Panela was last seen in Kurtistown on Oct. 7. He is described as being 5-feet-8-inches, approximately 140pounds, with short brown hair and brown eyes.

Police ask that anyone with information on his whereabouts call Officer James Steffen of the Juvenile Aid Section at 808-961-8810 or the Police Department’s non-emergency number at 808-935-3311.


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