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Waimanalo man accused in Kahala burglary spree to appear in court

A 37-year-old Waimanalo man was to appear in District Court this morning after he was charged for allegedly burglarizing three Kahala homes.

Ivan S. Kong Jr. was charged with three counts of first-degree burglary, two counts of second-degree robbery, unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle, first-degree terroristic threatening and unauthorized entry of a dwelling.

Police said Kong allegedly entered a home in Kahala Wednesday and assaulted a 69-year-old woman. He then allegedly fled in a stolen vehicle.

Police he allegedly burglarized two other residences and attempted to take another vehicle. KHON-2 reported a good Samaritan on Makaiwa Street chased Kong and restrained him until police arrived.

He is being held in lieu of $250,000 bail.

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