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Police Release Photo of Alleged Theft Suspect

May 4, 2016, 11:20 AM HST
* Updated May 4, 11:27 AM
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Photo courtesy: Maui Police Department.

Photo courtesy: Maui Police Department.

The Maui Police Department is requesting the public’s help in identifying the man in the attached photo. Police say the suspect is responsible for an alleged theft incident reported at around 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 1, 2016.

Police say the unidentified man in the photo allegedly entered the Kīhei Safeway Store and stole items. Authorities did not specify what was taken, but say it was valued at $504.54.

Authorities say the man was confronted by store security personnel; however he fled the scene on foot.

Police say the man appears to be between 30 and 40 years of age, with dark colored hair with some graying on the sides. He is approximately 5’8” tall and weighs approximately 150 to 175 pounds. He also appears to have a sleeve tattoo on both of his arms/forearms. Police say the man was last seen wearing a blue tank top with a wide gray stripe across the chest and gray shorts.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Maui Police Department at (808) 244-6400 and reference police report #16-017865.

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Individuals wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (808) 242-6966. Callers to Crime Stoppers remain anonymous and are given a code number. Maui Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of persons responsible for felony crimes; the recovery of stolen property or seizure of illegal drugs in felony cases; or the capture of felony fugitives.

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Police advise the public to consider all wanted persons as dangerous. Do not approach, follow or take other action that could put one in danger.

*The public is reminded that the above information is provided by authorities, and all parties are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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