POSTED: 07:23 p.m. HST, Apr 04, 2014
LAST UPDATED: 07:23 p.m. HST, Apr 04, 2014
Hawaii County police are looking for a man who allegedly accosted a 19-year-old Pahoa woman two months ago in the Puna District.
According to police, the victim was walking along Kahakai Boulevard near Da Store at 9:12 p.m. Feb. 5 when a dark-colored sedan pulled up and a Caucasian male exited. The man allegedly brandished a knife and threatened the victim, who walked away.
The driver fled the area, driving makai on Kahakai Boulevard. The victim was not injured.
The suspect is described as 5-feet-5, 140 pounds, with short brown hair and a medium build. The vehicle may be a Honda or Toyota.
The case has been classified as first-degree terroristic threatening.
Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call police at 935-3311, Detective Norbert Serrao at 961-2383, or CrimeStoppers at 961-8300.