Honolulu police are investigating armed robberies that occurred within several hours at two different 7-Eleven convenience stores overnight.
A suspect is in custody in connection with one of the robberies, a police detective said.
The first robbery took place at the Ewa store on Fort Weaver and Renton roads about 10:45 p.m. Thursday. The second occurred at the Westridge Shopping Center store about 1:15 a.m. today.
A person was arrested in connection with the second robbery on Kaonohi Street, the detective said.
It’s unclear if the two incidents are related. Investigations into both incidents are underway.
The incidents are the latest in a rash of such robberies in recent weeks.