Police are asking for help today in finding a man in his 40s who threatened to blow up a bomb at a bank in Kapolei on Monday during an attempted robbery.
Police said the man, wearing a blue surgical mask, entered the Kapolei branch of American Savings Bank at 2:44 p.m., approached the teller and demanded money.
He then allegedly threatened to detonate a bomb when the branch manager declined to give him any money, a CrimeStoppers bulletin said.
He is wanted for first-degree robbery.
The man fled on foot in an unknown direction.
The man is described as 6 feet 2 inches tall, weighing 230 pounds, wearing a light green long-sleeved shirt, khaki shorts, a black baseball cap and black slippers.
Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 955-8300. For anonymous text tips, send to 274637 (CRIMES) “CS808” plus the message.