Assault at Hilo beach leaves 20-year-old man with head and face injuries
Hawai‘i Island police are investigating an assault that occurred at Honoli‘i Beach Park in the early Saturday morning.
At 2:08 a.m., Hilo patrol officers responded to the Hilo Medical Center for a report of a 20-year-old man who had visible injuries to his head and facial area.
Due to the serious nature of the victim’s injuries, he was airlifted to the Queens Medical Center for further treatment where he is currently in stable condition.
Detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigation Section are continuing this investigation.
A video of the assault was posted to social media. Anyone with information regarding this incident or who may have witnessed it is encouraged to contact Detective Scotty Aloy at 808-961-2381 or [email protected].
Those who wish to remain anonymous can make an anonymous tip through Crime Stoppers at 808-961-8300 and be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers does not record any calls or subscribe to caller ID.