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Man charged in robbery of Hilo bank

  • COURTESY HAWAII POLICE DEPARTMENTLelome Rogers was charged today with Wednesday's robbery of Central Pacific Bank in Hilo.
    COURTESY HAWAII POLICE DEPARTMENT
    Lelome Rogers was charged today with Wednesday's robbery of Central Pacific Bank in Hilo.

Hawaii island police have charged a man with the robbery of Central Pacific Bank on Wednesday afternoon in Hilo.

Today,  61-year-old Lelome Kahaualoa Rogers, who has no permanent address, was charged with second-degree robbery and second-degree theft. His bail was set at $70,000.

He remains at the Hilo police cellblock pending his initial court appearance scheduled for Monday

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