Police searching for armed robbery suspect

PEARL CITY (HawaiiNewsNow) - Police are advising holiday shoppers to be on the alert for an armed man suspected of robbing one woman and threatening another.  Both incidents occurred in parking lots last Sunday as the women were returning back to their cars.

The suspect has been described as a male Caucasian in the late 20's or early 30's about 5'8" and 150 to 170 lbs. He was seen wearing a hooded sweatshirt at the time. In both incidents the man was carrying a black handgun.

As a reminder, be aware of surroundings and park in well-lit, trafficked areas. If you witness any suspicious activity, call 911.