Police arrest group after visitor from Japan is robbed in Ala Moana area
  • Friday, November 16, 2018
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Police arrest group after visitor from Japan is robbed in Ala Moana area

  • BRUCE ASATO / 2018
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Police arrested four people after they allegedly robbed a Japanese visitor in the Ala Moana area.

Police said the suspects — three men ages 19, 32 and 48 and a 23-year-old woman — used force in a purse snatching involving a 25-year-old female victim at approximately 9:30 a.m. Sunday.

Police located the perpetrators in Waikiki and arrested them on suspicion of second-degree robbery.

The 32-year-old man was also arrested on suspicion of second-degree theft, promoting a dangerous drug in the third degree promoting a detrimental drug in the third degree and four counts of criminal contempt of court.

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