Police arrest suspect in connection with robbery at City Mill

Police arrest suspect in connection with robbery at City Mill
Benjamin Zablan
Benjamin Zablan

KAIMUKI, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police have made an arrest Wednesday in connection with a robbery at City Mill in Kaimuki nearly two weeks ago.

Police said on July 31, Benjamin Zablan, 31, and another man tried to steal a cart full of items. As they were leaving the store, one of the suspects attacked an employee with a stolen machete from the store. Another worker was hit in the back of the head, police said.

Zablan, who is believed to be homeless, was charged with second-degree theft and was still in custody on Friday morning.

The second suspect was positively identified but has not been arrested yet.

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