HPD: ID of Male Party Involved in Hilo Bar Assault Sought

The Hawaiʻi Police Department is asking the public for help in identifying the person whose image was captured on surveillance cameras in connection with an assault that occurred at a Hilo bar.

On July 17, an adult male assaulted another adult male. The incident was captured on video surveillance cameras.

The man is described as being a local Asian male, approximately 5-feet-7-inches and 250 pounds. He also reportedly has a dark complexion, unknown tattoos, no facial hair.

HPD officials say the man was also described as having two inch length black hair, and is approximately 35 to 39 years of age.

Police ask anyone who knows the identity of this person in the photo to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or Officer Jarrin Okutsu at 961-2213.

Those who prefer to remain anonymous may call the island-wide Crime Stopper s 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. Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.