2 Women Sought in Theft at Kona Store

March 3, 2021, 11:50 AM HST
* Updated March 4, 4:23 PM
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Surveillance footage of two female suspects in Kona store theft. (Courtesy: HPD)

Hawai‘i Police is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two women who stole a shopper’s backpack from the men’s section of a discount department store in Kona last month.

The theft occurred on Feb. 20, 2021, at 12:30 p.m. The suspects took a blue, orange, and grey backpack containing identification cards, Bank of Hawaii cards, and $400 dollars in cash while the rightful owner was shopping.

The first suspect is described as a 50-year-old Asian woman, approximately five feet tall, weighing 100 pounds, and wearing grey leggings and a black top. The second suspect is described as a 19-year-old Asian woman, unknown height, weighing 100 pounds, and wearing a skirt.

Police ask anyone with information regarding this investigation to call Officer Patrick Robinson in Kona Patrol at 808-326-4646 ext. 253 or call the police department’s non-emergency number at 808-935-3311.

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