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Police ask for help identifying theft suspects

Photo courtesy Hawaii Island Police Department. Photo courtesy Hawaii Island Police Department.
Photo courtesy Hawaii Island Police Department. Photo courtesy Hawaii Island Police Department.

BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - Police are asking for the public's help to identify two suspects in a theft investigation.

On Nov. 3, a man and woman went into the Irie Hawaii Smoke Shop at 140 Kino'ole Street in Hilo at about noon and allegedly removed several items valued at more than $300. They were last seen leaving the store on foot.

The man is described as in his 20s with a medium build, approximately 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-10 with a fair complexion and bleached or dyed blond hair.

He was wearing sunglasses, blue baggy denim jeans and a white T-shirt with cut-off sleeves revealing tattoos on his right arm.

He also may have missing front teeth.

The woman was described as in her 40s, Caucasian, with a few tattoos. She was wearing a tan dress and also was missing several front teeth.

Police ask that anyone who may know the identities of the two to call officer Matthew Lewis at the police department's non-emergency line at 935-3311.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers doesn't record calls or subscribe to caller ID. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

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