POSTED: 3:54 p.m. HST, Mar 7, 2011
Big Island police are looking for two men who tried to rob a 57-year-old Hilo man in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant Sunday night.
Police said that the two unknown men tried to take the man's wallet sometime between 9 and 10:30 p.m. while he was in the McDonald's restaurant parking lot at 255 Kinoole St.
One of the suspects is described as 5-feet 11-inches tall, husky, with shoulder-length black hair, wearing a baseball cap backward. The other was described as 6 feet tall, 185 pounds with short hair and diamond earrings.
Police are looking for a couple who helped the victim and for any other witnesses who were in the area during the robbery attempt.
Anyone with information is asked to call 935-3311 or CrimeStoppers at 961-8300 or 329-8181.