Police looking for burglary suspect
Police are investigating a residential burglary that happened Sunday evening in Hilo and are looking for a suspect who was captured on video surveillance.
Sunday night, police responded to the upper portion of Kukuau Street after receiving a report of a burglary, according to the Hawaii County Police Department. Officers discovered that the house had been forcibly entered while its occupants, a 45-year-old Hilo man and his 43-year-old wife, were in a separate portion of the home. Police learned that several valuables were removed from the house.
Officers recovered surveillance video footage. It appears to depict a man exiting a light-colored, late-model, four-door sedan, which he parked on the shoulder in front of the property before walking to the front door. The man momentarily remains at the door before returning to the vehicle, which is seen leaving. The same man is seen returning to the home several minutes later, but he leaves the area prior to officers’ arrival.
Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the man, who appears to be Caucasian, in his 30s, between 6-feet tall and 6-foot-4 with a slim build, a fair complexion and neatly cut dark brown hair. He was last seen wearing khaki shorts, slippers and a black long-sleeved shirt with images on both the back and front.
Police ask anyone with information on this incident or anyone who may recognize the man to call the police department’s nonemergency line at 935-3311 or contact Detective John Rodrigues Jr. at 961-8222 or email@example.com.
Those who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.
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