Police seek leads on suspected shoplifter


Police are seeking for the public’s help in identifying a suspected shoplifter whose image was captured on a surveillance camera at HPM Building Supply in Kona.

According to police, at about 2:35 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 17, the unidentified man in the image the store without paying for a cordless DeWalt cut-off saw. He is thought to be in his mid-30s to 40s, about 5-foot-10-inches tall, 185 pounds with a tan complexion. He had black curly hair protruding from underneath a black baseball cap. He was wearing a blue, buttoned short-sleeve shirt over a gray T-shirt and long dark-colored pants.

Anyone with information on the identity of the person in the image is asked to call the police non-emergency line at 935-3311 or Crime Stoppers at 961-8300.


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