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Police seek help identifying suspects in Hilo department store theft

Updated: 
July 18, 2014 - 9:39am

Big Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man and a woman suspected of a Wednesday theft from a department store on Puainako Street in Hilo.

The woman shown was wearing a distinctive scorpion-design bracelet. The pair was seen leaving in a light-color pickup truck, according to the Hawaii Police Department.

Anyone with information about this case should call Officer Jacob Obermiller at 961-2213 or the department’s nonemergency line at 935-3311.

Those who prefer to remain anonymous may call the islandwide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.