Police seek suspects in HPP home invasion


Police are investigating a reported home invasion burglary early Sunday in Puna.

In response to a 3 a.m. report, officers responded to a home on the 15-1700 block of 25th Avenue in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision. A 66-year-old man reportedly woke up to find two unidentified men in his bedroom. He was punched and threatened with a knife and with additional physical harm, police said.

The victim reported numerous items were missing from the house, including guitars and electronic equipment. Estimated value of the stolen goods is $2,495.

The suspects were described only as local males with one wearing a mask.

Anyone with any information about this case is asked to call the police non-emergency line at 935-3311 or contact Detective Wendall Carter at 961-2378 or wcarter@co.hawaii.hi.us. Those who prefer anonymity may call Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300.

 

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