Man charged with attempted robbery


Police have charged a 37-year-old man in connection with two attempted robberies in Hilo on Wednesday.

Kris Villasista of Honomu, alleged to have tried to rob a 76 gas station and a recycling center, was charged Friday with vehicle theft and two counts of attempted robbery.

His bail was set at $110,000.

He is being held at the Hilo police cellblock pending his initial court appearance scheduled for Monday.

 

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