POSTED: 10:23 a.m. HST, Oct 25, 2012
LAST UPDATED: 11:50 a.m. HST, Oct 26, 2012
Police are looking into the possibility that the same man is responsible for the armed robberies of stores in Waikiki and Nanakuli in recent days.
About 11:05 P.m. Wednesday, a man entered Lono’s Hawaiian Jewelry at 2125 Kalakaua Avenue, showed a handgun, and demanded money. He fled in an unknown direction.
The suspect is described as in his 20s, about 6 feet tall, weighing 150 pounds, and having brown eyes. Police said the man was wearing a black hoodie, gray shorts and white shoes.
On Monday, a man fitting a similar description robbed a convenience store in Nanakuli.
A man believed to be between 20 and 30 entered the Fastop at 87-2130 Farrington Highway at 11:30 p.m., poice said. The suspect approached the cashier, brandished a handgun and demanded money.
The suspect is described as 6 feet tall and weighing 160 pounds.
Anyone with information about either or both incidents is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 955-8300, or *CRIME on cellular phone. Text “CS808” plus message to 274637 or CRIMES.