HPD identifies suspect accused of armed robbery at a Kahaluu convenience store

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Published: Aug. 18, 2022 at 1:01 PM HST|Updated: Aug. 19, 2022 at 5:17 AM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police have arrested a man suspected of armed robbery at a convenience store in Kahaluu on Thursday.

Authorities identified the suspect as 49-year-old Stephen McShane. Police said he is in custody on suspicion of robbery and resisting arrest.

Officers taped off the perimeter around the Hygienic Market at around 9:30 a.m.

Police said a man went in to the store and allegedly brandished a weapon. He fled in a vehicle with a small item before later being captured and arrested in Kaneohe. The vehicle he allegedly used to flee was located at Windward Mall.

Several schools were briefly placed on a lockdown as a precaution, but they have since reopened, HPD said.

Police are still investigating the case, but there were no immediate reports of shots being fired, or any injuries.

This story may be updated.