Robbery reported in Leilani Estates


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 nserrao@co.hawaii.hi.us. Those who prefer anonymity may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300.

 

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