Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating the robbery and auto theft that happened between midnight and 3 a.m. early Tuesday morning, August 20.
Police describe the attacker as a local male of an average height and weight, with medium-length dark hair and a “local accent.”
The stolen car is described as a blue 2005 Kia Optima four-door sedan, license plate ZAT 755.
Police ask anyone with information about this case to contact Detective Norbert Serrao at 961-2383 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.