Palolo man arrested in robbery of taxicab driver in Kaimuki
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Palolo man arrested in robbery of taxicab driver in Kaimuki

A 18-year-old Palolo man was arrested today after he was identified as a suspect in a taxi robbery in July, police said.

Three males robbed the taxi driver, a 27-year-old man, at about 3 a.m. July 20 in Kaimuki, police said.

The driver told police one male choked the victim while a second male brandished a weapon and assaulted the driver. A third male searched the cab and took the driver’s property, police said.

The suspect was later identified and arrested near his home on Ahe Street at about 10:45 a.m. today. He was booked for investigation of first-degree robbery.

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