Police searching for couple in Waikiki hotel robbery

WAIKIKI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police are searching for an armed couple who held up a visiting man from Ohio outside of the Waikiki Banyan Hotel early Monday morning.

According to officials, the incident happened at 1:30 a.m. when the suspects approached the 20-year-old victim. The suspects then pulled a gun on the victim.

The suspects took the victim's cash and I.D.

The victim was punched in the face and suffered minor injuries.

The male suspect is believed to be in his 20s and has short wavy hair. He was last seen wearing a dark-colored Ecko hooded sweatshirt, green shorts and a ball cap.

The female suspect was last seen wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt and dark pants.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call police.

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