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Man robs two banks, flees in taxi

  • A bank robbery suspect in a security video image from American Savings Bank in Liliha.

  • An image of a bank robbery suspect at American Savings Bank in Liliha.

  • A security video image of a bank robbery suspect at Bank of Hawaii in Pawaa.

Honolulu police and CrimeStoppers are seeking the public’s help in locating a man wanted for robbing two banks today.

The man entered the Bank of Hawaii branch in Pawaa, 1451 South King St., at about 12:25 p.m., handed a teller a note and demanded money, police said. He did the same thing at the Liliha branch of American Savings Bank, 1425 Liliha St., about 15 minutes later, police said.

He fled in a taxi from the American Savings Bank with an undisclosed amount of money.

Police described the man as 40 to 50 years old, 5 feet 4 inches to 5 feet 6 inches tall, and 140 to 150 pounds. He had salt and pepper hair and was wearing a green aloha shirt, shorts, and slippers.

Anyone with information about the incidents is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 955-8300 or *CRIME from a cell phone. Anonymous web tips can be sent by visiting www.honolulucrimestoppers.org.

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