Suspect Sought in Hilo Stolen Purse Investigation

The Hawai`i Police Department is looking for the suspect in a stolen purse investigation.

According to authorities, a woman was at a business located within the 1000 block of Kilauea Avenue on August 30 when she went to use the bathroom, leaving her purse outside. When she came out of the bathroom the purse was missing.

Police investigating the matter located some video that captured a man within the area when the incident occurred.

HPD is asking for assistance in locating the man pictured, or information leading to the identity of the man.

Anyone with information is asked to call Officer Levi Comilla, of the South Hilo Patrol Division at 808-961-2213, the police non-emergency number at 808-935-3311, or Crime Stoppers at 961-8300.

HPD provided photo.

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