Police search for reported runaway

  • Kayden Yamaguchi

Hawaii Island Police are searching for a 17-year-old Kona boy who was reported as a runaway.

Kayden Yamaguchi was last seen in Hilo on October 10. He is described as being 5-feet 2-inches tall, 135 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. Yamaguchi has a tribal tattoo on his right shin.

Police encourage anyone with information on his whereabouts to contact Officer Travis Bumgardner by phone at 326-4646 or by email at travis.bumgardner@hawaiicounty.gov. The public may also call the Hawaii Police Department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311.

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 is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers does not record calls or subscribe to any Caller ID service. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.


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