Police release sketch of man who assaulted woman on Waikiki Beach

WAIKIKI (HawaiiNewsNow) - CrimeStoppers and the Honolulu Police Department have released a sketch of a man wanted for robbery and attempted first degree sexual assault.

The victim was on the beach in Waikiki when she was shoved into the sand and held down by an unknown male at approximately 1:45 a.m. on Dec. 4, police say.

The suspect took items from her pocket and tried to remove her clothing. The woman struggled, yelled for help, and was assisted by two men who were in the area.

The suspect ran away, and police are now asking for the men who helped the victim to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 955-8300, or *CRIME on your mobile device.

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