Police seek info on Puna road rage incident


Police are investigating an unauthorized entry into a motor vehicle case stemming from a road rage incident in Puna on Monday.

Following a traffic dispute around 6:45 p.m. Monday, the driver of a blue Honda sedan hurled objects at the victim’s car and forced it onto the shoulder of Highway 130 near mile marker 4. The suspect then reached into the victim’s vehicle and assaulted him.

The victim was driving a champagne colored Honda sedan toward Pahoa.

Anyone who witnessed this incident or who has any information about this case is asked to call Officer Jenny Lee at 965-2716 or the Police Department’s nonemergency line at 935-3311.

Those who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 329-8181 in Kona or 961-8300 in Hilo. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.