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Same gunman may have robbed stores in Nanakuli, Waikiki

By Star-Advertiser staff

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.

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allie wrote:
yikes..scary out there
on October 25,2012 | 02:43PM
Ronin006 wrote:
The SA needs to get it right and I need to get it right, too. The police are seeking an armed robber.
on October 25,2012 | 02:52PM
Ronin006 wrote:
The SA needs to get it right. The police are seaking an armed robber.
on October 25,2012 | 02:50PM
rayhawaii wrote:
Kind of early to be Trick or Treating don't you think?
on October 26,2012 | 05:32AM
loquaciousone wrote:
Are you kidding? The city has already decked out Honolulu Hale with Christmas decorations.
on October 26,2012 | 07:34AM
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