Big Island Police Searching for Suspect Involved in Assault Captured on Video Surveillance

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating an assault on Monday (March 24) in Hilo and are looking for a suspect who was captured on video surveillance.

Any seen this guy?

Anyone seen this guy?

At about 1:30 a.m. Monday, police responded to an area near the intersection of Kilauea Avenue and Aupuni Street after receiving a report of an assault. Responding officers contacted a 51-year-old Hilo man who reported that an unidentified man punched him while the suspect’s male companion held the victim down.

Officers recovered surveillance video footage. It appears to depict a man wearing a hooded flannel print-type jacket and shirt.
Robber on tape2Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspects, described by the victim as local, in their 30’s, 5-foot-6, about 150 pounds with medium builds and tan complexions.

Detectives from the Area I Juvenile Aid Section are continuing the investigation, which is classified as a misdemeanor assault.

Police ask anyone with information on this incident or anyone who may recognize the suspect to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or contact Detective Scott Amaral at 961-2276 or [email protected].

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

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