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Keaau man charged in connection with Hilo robberies

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HILO, HAWAII (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A 29-year-old Keaau man has been charged with two offenses in connection with robberies at two Hilo stores.

Dustin Faris of Keaau entered through the passenger door and demanded cash from a 19-year-old man on Thursday shortly after 11 a.m.

The victim was sitting in a vehicle in the parking lot of the 300 block of Makaala Street.

Faris ordered the man to go into two different stores to withdraw cash from the ATMs. South Hilo police arrested Faris outside the second store.

Faris has been charged with second-degree robbery and first-degree unauthorized entry of a motor vehicle.

His bail is set at $7,000.

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