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Man charged with robbing visitor in Waikiki

A 29-year-old man is scheduled to appear in District Court after he was charged with allegedly robbing a tourist in Waikiki.

Keone K. Akau was charged Monday with second-degree robbery. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for Thursday at District Court. Akau’s bail is set at $11,000.

Sometime between 11:50 p.m. Thursday and 2:20 a.m. Friday, a suspect later identified as Akau allegedly used physical force and took property from a 37-year-old man.

Police located Akau in Waianae Saturday and arrested him on suspicion of robbery and seven counts of criminal contempt of court.

His criminal record includes convictions for petty misdemeanor and misdemeanor theft, criminal property damage and misdemeanor assault.

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