Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a home invasion early Monday morning (June 1) in Puna.
Shortly after 3 a.m., officers responded to a report of a home invasion on Ala Heiau Road in the lower part of the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision after receiving a report that two men, one armed and both wearing masks, had entered a house and confronted the occupants.
Police learned that a 68-year-old man and his 70-year-old wife had been at home at when the two suspects entered the residence through an unlocked door and started to remove items from a bedroom. One of the suspects struck and threatened the male victim.
The suspects then left from the rear of the house with electronic items.
This case is classified as first-degree burglary, first-degree terroristic threatening and third-degree assault.
Police ask anyone with information on this case or anyone who recognizes the suspects from these composite drawings to contact Detective Grant Todd by phone at 961-2385 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the islandwide Crime Stoppers number 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.