Suspect accused of striking elderly man in the head with a hammer, stealing his phone

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Published: Oct. 12, 2021 at 8:04 AM HST|Updated: Oct. 12, 2021 at 10:23 AM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery in Kapahulu on Monday afternoon.

It happened around 4:15 p.m.

Police said the suspect struck a 69-year-old man in the head with a hammer, then took his phone and ran away.

Authorities have not provided further information.

The case is under investigation.

This story will be updated.

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