Police seek suspect in Walgreens Keeaumoku robbery
By Star-Advertiser staff
Aug. 20, 2012
COURTESY CRIMESTOPPERS August 20, 2012 Robbery Suspect WantedCrimeStoppers and the Honolulu Police Department are seeking the publicâ??sassistance in locating a male who is wanted for robbing the Walgreen Storelocated at 1488 Kapiolani Boulevard.On August 18, 2012, at approximately 1:35 p.m., a male entered the store,approached the pharmacy, asked for medication, and when asked for aprescription he brandished a handgun. The male fled on foot on Makaloa Street.Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call CrimeStoppers at955-8300, or *CRIME on your cellular phone. Free cellular calls are provided byAT&T, Nextel Hawaii, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless Hawaii, Mobi PCS, andHawaiian Telcom. The public may now send anonymous text and web tips. Textâ??CS808â? plus your message to 274637 or CRIMESSuspect: Unknown maleRace: CaucasianAge: 30-40 years oldHeight: 6â??0â?-6â??2â?Weight: 160-210 lbs.Clothing: Black hood sweatshirt, blue camouflage long pants,baseball cap
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The public’s help is being sought by police and CrimeStoppers in the search for a suspect in the armed robbery of the Keeaumoku branch of Walgreens on Saturday afternoon.
Police said the robbery occurred at the Walgreens on 1488 Kapiolani Boulevard about 1:35 p.m. when a man entered the store, approached the pharmacy, asked for medication, and then flashed a handgun when asked if he had a prescription.
The man fled on foot on Makaloa Street.
The suspect is described as between 30 and 40 years old, about 6-feet-1, weighing between 160 and 210 pounds, and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue camouflage long pants, and a baseball camp.
Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 955-8300 or *CRIME on a cell phone. The public may also send anonymous texts and web tips by texting “CS808” plus a message to 274637, or CRIMES.