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Police Renew Request for Public Help in Hilo Gas Station Robbery

November 29, 2010, 9:33 AM HST
* Updated November 29, 2:00 PM
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Big Island police are renewing their request for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a gas station robbery in September.

Authorities say a male armed with a knife entered the 76 gas station at the corner of Ainako Avenue and Kaumana Drive in Hilo on September 25 around 7:45 p.m. and demanded money.

Photo Courtesy Big Island Police.

The suspect then fled with an undisclosed amount of cash, possibly in a white pickup truck.  No injuries were reported.

Police ask that anyone who may know the identity of the person in the surveillance photo above call Detective Wendall Carter at 961-2378 or 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.  All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

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(Supporting information courtesy Hawaii Island Police Department)

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