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3 Suspects Sought in Wailea Assault

March 9, 2011, 10:08 AM HST
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By Wendy Osher

File image by Wendy Osher

Maui Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying three suspects involved in the assault of a tourist in Wailea on Tuesday morning.

The  incident was reported at around 5:15 a.m. on Makena Alanui Drive near the Wailea Emerald Gold golf course.  According to Maui Crime Stoppers, a 55-year-old male pedestrian was confronted and attacked by three male suspects.  During the assault, the victim suffered a stab would from an unknown object.

The three suspects were described as men ranging in height from 5’6″ to 5’10”.  They were last seen driving a compact vehicle with an obscured license plate.

Anyone with information on identity or whereabouts of the suspects are asked to call Maui Crime Stoppers at 242-6966.  The toll-free number is (888) 242-6966.  Callers remain anonymous and are given a code number.

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If the suspects are located, they should not be approached or followed.  The public should not take action that puts themselves in danger, but should rather, call Maui Police.

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