Teen Runaway Sought

The Hawai`i Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a 13-year-old Hilo boy who was reported missing as a runaway.

Scott Kapeli-Spencer was last seen in Hilo on January 9 at around 8 p.m. He is described as being 5 feet tall, approximately 190 pounds with brown eyes and dark curly hair.

Police ask anyone with information on his whereabouts to call the police department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311. 

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at (808) 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 and all information is kept confidential.   

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