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Police seek witnesses to Big Isle road rage incident

By Star-Advertiser staff

LAST UPDATED: 08:10 a.m. HST, May 03, 2013

Hawaii County police are investigating a road rage incident that occurred this week that led to a person throwing objects at the victim’s car and forcing it off Highway 130 near Keeau.

Police are seeking witnesses or any information about the incident that occurred around 6:45 p.m. Monday.

The incident occurred after a traffic dispute when the driver of a blue Honda sedan hurled objects at the victim’s car and forced it onto the shoulder of Highway 130 near the 4-mile marker. The suspect then reached into the victim’s vehicle and assaulted him. 

Police have initiated an unauthorized entry into a motor vehicle case.

The victim was driving a Champagne-colored Honda sedan and heading toward Pahoa. 

Anyone who witnessed this incident or who has any information about this case is asked to call officer Jenny Lee at (808) 965-2716 or the Police Department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311. 

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at (808) 961-8300 in Hilo or (808) 329-8181 in Kona. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

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false wrote:
Hope they catch the punk.
on May 2,2013 | 12:17PM
allie wrote:
Lot of bad stuff in Kau'u and Pahoa.
on May 2,2013 | 12:21PM
Hawaiians wrote:
So over the BI drama
on May 2,2013 | 05:19PM
hanalei395 wrote:
"Suspect....reached into the victim's car and assaulted him". Moral: Keep your doors locked, windows up. Or, if a window is down, and the assailant's arm is inside your car....raise your window...fast. Then, with the assailant's arm...caught...and stuck, drive off. Slow, or, not too fast. Or, the walking pace of the assailant. You don't want to break his arm.
on May 2,2013 | 03:57PM
Fred01 wrote:
Moral: Carry a firearm!
on May 2,2013 | 07:27PM
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