Police seeking public’s assistance in Kona assault investigation
Hawai’i Island police are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying two males who are “persons of interest” for an assault investigation that occurred in the 75-5600 block of Palani Road in Kailua-Kona.
At around 4:07 a.m. on July 30, police responded to a report that several unidentified males were assaulting another male on Palani Road. A video recording documented the assault and some of the incidents.
The first male is described as possibly in his late teens or early 20s, having a stocky build, light brown complexion, and a beard. He was last seen wearing black shorts, a white T-shirt with orange logos, black socks, and black shoes.
The second male, described as having a thin build with a light brown complexion, was last seen wearing an orange softball-type jersey with the number 002 on the back and sleeve, black sweatpants with a white seam, and no shoes.
Police encourage anyone with information about this incident to contact Detective Jason Foxworthy at 808-326-4646, ext. 262 ,or via email at [email protected].
Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the island-wide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.00. Crime Stoppers does not record calls or subscribe to any Caller ID service. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.