HPD Searching for Sex Assault Suspect

The Hawaiʻi Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a male suspect who is wanted for questioning in a Sexual Assault investigation involving an adult female that occurred on June 15 in the area of Banyan Drive in Hilo.

The image displayed was captured on video surveillance and depicts the male matching the description given by the victim to the date, time, and location of the reported sexual assault.

According to Police, the victim described the suspect as a male in his 30’s, approximately 5-feet-10 inches and approximately 160 pounds. He has a medium complexion and a thin build, with short curly black hair and a short beard.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Gavin Kagimoto at (808) 961-2276, or via email at gavin.kagimoto@hawaiicounty.gov.

HPD provided image.