Police Seek ID of Man in Sex Assault Investigation

The Hawai`i Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a male suspect who is wanted for questioning relative to a sexual assault investigation involving an adult female that occurred on June 15 in the area of Banyan Drive, Hilo.

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

The victim described the suspect as a black male in his 30’s, approximately 5-feet -10 inches tall, medium complexion, thin build, approximately 160 pounds, 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 photo.