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Bank teller credited with catching suspected check thief

An alert bank teller at the Kamehameha Shopping Center is credited with preventing a 31-year-old homeless man from cashing a stolen check.

Police said the suspect tried to cash the check at 2:15 p.m. Sunday, but the bank teller notified the branch manager who called the account holder.

The suspect was arrested on suspicion of fourth-degree theft and second-degree forgery.

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