Hawai‘i Island police seek help finding suspect who stole TV from Kona store
Hawai‘i Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect responsible for stealing a television from a Kailua-Kona store.
The theft occurred on Sept. 20, around 1:30 p.m., however was not reported to police until the following day around 7:44 p.m.
Kona patrol officers responded to the business in the 75-1000 block of Henry Street in Kailua-Kona on Sept. 21 after an employee reported that an unknown male party removed a TV from its box while within the store, placed the item into a shopping cart and left the store without making an effort to pay for the item.
The suspect is described as a Caucasian male with a medium build in his late 50s, between 5 feet 9 inches and 5 feet 11 inches tall, wearing blue boardshorts and a green t-shirt with the word “Hawaii” printed on the front.
Police ask that anyone who may know the suspect’s identity call the department’s non-emergency number at 808-935-3311, or Officer Andrew Padilla of Kona Patrol at 808-326-4646 ext. 253, or via email at [email protected].