From the Hawaii County Police Department:
Big Island police are requesting the public’s help in identifying and locating an unknown male wanted for the attempted sexual assault of an adult female with the use of a weapon. The attempted assault occurred on Sunday (December 18) at approximately 12:45 a.m. in the Puna District’s Leilani Estates subdivision.
The male is described as possibly Caucasian, about 5-foot-9, age unknown. The weapon is described as a knife.
Detectives with the Juvenile Aid Section—which investigates all sexual assault cases—are continuing this investigation.
Police ask that anyone with information on this case call 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 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. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.