By Stephanie Salazar
A suspect in a night time weekend robbery has been caught on security video.
Police released the photo of the man – dressed in dark clothing, a dark hat and carrying a large hunting type knife – approaching the counter of the 76 gas station. Police say the man entered the service station at the corner of Ainako and Kaumana around 7:45 pm Saturday on September 25th, demanded money and fled, possibly in a white pickup truck.
Police say occupants of a dark colored Scion vehicle thought to have been witnesses were located.
Anyone who may know the identity of the man in the surveillance photo above call Officer Donovan Kohara or Officer Clive Okino at the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311. Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.