Police request assistance in identifying a male party in connection with a theft case

Police are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a male (shown holding a skateboard in surveillance video footage) wanted for questioning for a theft committed on late Tuesday evening, April 11, 2017, from a drugstore located on Kilauea Avenue near Downtown Hilo.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Officer Lawrence Kobayashi at 961-2213 or the police non-emergency number at 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. 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.

Photo no. 1: Image of male holding skateboard


Photo no. 2: Image of male leaving store


Photo no. 3: Additional image of male leaving store