HILO, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii County police have charged a former Hilo man in connection with a violent robbery that occurred in May.
On October 5, a 68-year-old Hilo man reported the robbery to police. He said he was taking a couple to Hilo around 1 a.m., when someone assaulted him and stole his wallet.
The victim sustained a serious head injury and was transferred to Oahu for treatment. He reported the incident to police upon his return to the Big Island.