Police need help locating Hilo grocery store theft suspect

Grocery store theft suspect
Grocery store theft suspect

HILO (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Hawaii Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating and identifying an unknown male party in a grocery store theft Monday evening.

Hilo patrol officers responded just after 6:15 p.m. The female victim reported that an unknown male took a wallet from her purse and escaped on foot.

Police say the suspect is approximately 5'6" to 5'8" tall and 160 pounds. He is described as a local male with gold or brown spiked hair. The suspect was last seen wearing blue jeans, black slippers, with no T-shirt.

Anyone with information is asked to call police or CrimeStoppers at 961-8300 or 328-8181.

Copyright 2010 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.