POSTED: 7:27 p.m. HST, May 30, 2011
Big Island police are looking for witnesses of an attempted robbery at Hapuna Beach State Park on Sunday.
Police said a man unsuccessfully tried to take a handbag from a woman, 56, in the park's upper parking lot about 5:15 p.m.
The man was about 5 feet 10 inches tall with a slim build and brown hair parted in the middle. He was wearing a white T-shirt and shorts.
Police want to talk with a woman whom the victim made contact with after the incident and any other witnesses.
Police urge anyone with information about the case to call the police nonemergency line at 935-3311.
Those who prefer to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona.