HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police are investigating two separate armed robberies on Oahu on Friday, bringing the number of armed robberies this week to five.
Police said an armed robber hit the Aloha Island Mini Mart on Kipapa Drive in Mililani at approximately 2:30 a.m. A man with a skinny build threatened employees with a handgun and fled. It's not clear how much money he got away with. Officers said the suspect matches the description from prior robberies at several fast food restaurants.
About an hour later, the Tesoro gas station convenience store in Kapahulu was robbed. Police said the suspect had a handgun and was wearing a black hat. He fled on foot along Williams Street.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 955-8300, or *CRIME on your cellular phone.