Suspect sought in elevator theft
Police are asking the public to identify a man in his 30s who robbed an elderly woman last month at the Maunakea Tower apartment complex.
The woman entered the lobby elevator at the complex, 1245 Maunakea St., at 7 a.m. April 2, according to police reports. The robber, the only other passenger, allegedly pulled a gold necklace from her neck and pushed her out of the elevator when it reached her floor.
The man is described as 5 feet 4 inches tall, and weighing 140 pounds. He has a tan complexion, black straight hair and was wearing a sleeveless T-shirt and a dark baseball cap.
Anyone with information may call Detective Eric Yiu, 529-3436, or leave anonymous tips with CrimeStoppers at 955-8300 or *CRIME on a cellular phone.
Police seek clues in tent robbery
Hilo police want clues leading them to whoever stole two 20-by-20-foot canopy tent sets from a Kilauea Avenue store late Monday or early Tuesday.
The tents and rigging equipment taken from behind Kai Store are valued at about $400, police said.
Anyone who has information can call officer Vince Sivankeo of the South Hilo Patrol, (808) 961-2311 or the police non-emergency number, (808) 935-3311.
To offer anonymous tips, callers can dial CrimeStoppers, (808) 961-8300 in Hilo or (808) 329-8181 in Kona.