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A Honolulu Police Officer investigates where a safe impacted a front yard during the getaway of two burglary suspects. Robert Johnson's 229 Poipu Dr, Portlock, Hawaii Kai, Hawaii home was robbed while his 13 year old son, Ryan, was in the home. The robbers took a safe, Mr Johnson's iPad, and the son's iPhone. The safe contained the late Mrs. Johnson's wedding ring and jewelry which was being held for her now 17 year old daughter Alicia. Mrs. Johnson passed away 3 years ago from breast cancer. Photo by Barry Markowitz, 8/07/12, 10:15am
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Two burglars made off with a safe filled with valuables and electronics from a home in the Portlock neighborhood in Hawaii Kai this morning.
A 13-year-old boy was in the house at the time, was confronted by the burglars, but was not injured, family members said. A daughter, 17, was also not home at the time.
The incident happened between 7:45 and 9 a.m. at the Poipu Drive home while the teenagers’ father was at work.
Among the items taken was a safe 2.5-feet-by-2.5-feet in size, jewelry, laptops and computer tablets, and cameras.
One of the suspects was described as having heavy tattoos on his neck and leg.
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