Police are investigating a robbery and auto theft early Tuesday morning in Leilani Estates subdivision near Pahoa.
A 41-year-old man reported that sometime between midnight and 3 a.m. he was assaulted outside his house on Maile Street and a car was stolen from the driveway.
Police say the man sustained injuries but didn’t require hospitalization.
The suspect is described as a local male, average height and weight with medium-length dark hair and a “local accent.” The car is a blue 2005 Kia Optima four-door sedan, license plate ZAT 755.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Norbert Serrao at 961-2383 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Those who prefer anonymity may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300.