Police search for men who attacked driver, stole vehicle in Waimanalo

By Minna Sugimoto - bio | email

WAIMANALO (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police are searching for four males who attacked a driver and stole his vehicle in Waimanalo early Tuesday morning.

Investigators say a 43-year-old man pulled over near Waimanalo Beach Park to rest after driving around the island, and was approached by the suspects at about 2:50 AM. One of the males allegedly struck the victim with a blunt object, reportedly a baseball bat, while another took his vehicle and fled the scene.

The victim was taken to a hospital and was treated for minor injuries.

The case is classified as a first-degree robbery.

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