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Tip leads to arrest of suspect in 2 bank robberies

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    June 20, 2011 CTY Bank Robbery Suspect WantedCrimeStoppers and the Honolulu Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a male wanted for robbing the Ewa Beach branch of First Hawaiian Bank located at 91-919 Fort Weaver Road.On June 20, 2011, at approximately 1:00 p.m., a male entered the bank, approached the teller, and demanded money. He fled on foot in an unknown direction.Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 955-8300, or *CRIME on your cellular phone. Free cellular calls are provided by AT&T, Nextel Hawaii, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless Hawaii, Mobi PCS, and Hawaiian Tel. The public may now send anonymous text and web tips. Text “CS808” plus your message to 274637or CRIMESSuspect: Unknown male Race: CaucasianAge: 30sHeight: 5’7”Weight: 140Clothing: Black long sleeve shirt, long pants, slippers. Black baseball cap with bandana.
    Honolulu police released this photo of the suspect in the robbery of the American Savings Bank at 1401 Fort Weaver Road on Saturday morning. The suspect wore a long-sleeve dark t-shirt, dark pants, slippers and a cap.

A tip from the public led to the arrest of a suspect in two Ewa Beach bank robberies over the past week, Honolulu police said today.

The 37-year-old man, who has no local address, was booked at 10:20 p.m. Monday at the main police station on suspicion of one count of second-degree robbery. He was re-arrested Tuesday night on a second count of second-degree robbery Tuesday. Charges are pending and he was being held on three contempt warrants, and $20,000 bail for revocation of probation, police said.

Officers located the suspect in a public area in Kalihi on Monday after HPD received a tip from the public, detectives said.

According to police, the man demanded money from a teller at the American Savings Bank at 1401 Fort Weaver Road on Saturday morning. He fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. On Monday, the man demanded money from a teller at First Hawaiian Bank, 91-919 Fort Weaver Road, about 1 p.m. He fled on foot with money.

The suspect in both robberies was described as being in his 30s, wearing a dark, long-sleeve t-shirt, long pants, slippers and a baseball cap with a bandana.


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