CrimeStoppers and Honolulu police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who allegedly violated a female’s privacy at the Mililani Walmart.
Police said an unknown man entered the Town Center of Mililani store at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Oct. 6 and he allegedly used his cellphone to take photos up the victim’s skirt, according to a CrimeStoppers news release.
He left the store in an unknown vehicle after the female confronted him.
He is described as being in his mid-30s, approximately 5 feet, 6 inches to 5 feet, 8 inches tall and about 180 to 200 pounds, with brown eyes and short black hair and a long black beard. Police said he also has tattoos on both calves.
Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 955-8300.
Suspect accused of damaging vehicle
Police arrested a man for allegedly damaging another man’s vehicle when he spotted his girlfriend in the man’s car early Wednesday in Mililani.
Police said the victim and suspect’s girlfriend arrived at the victim’s residence in his car at approximately 12:50 a.m. Wednesday.
The suspect, who was waiting in the area, allegedly scratched the vehicle and fled the area. Police located and arrested him on suspicion of second-degree criminal property damage.
Woman, 82, injured in purse snatching
Honolulu police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man wanted for a violent purse snatching involving a senior citizen in Chinatown.
Police released grainy video today of the man approaching an 82-year-old woman from behind on River Street near Chinatown Cultural Plaza at about 3:45 a.m. Oct. 17.
Police said the man violently swung the victim, who fell onto her head and lost consciousness. She was hospitalized for several days, and while she has been released, she is still recovering, police said.
Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 955-8300.
Firefighters looking into cause of blaze
Honolulu firefighters are investigating the cause of a 1-acre brush fire that broke out across the Diamond Head Lighthouse at 11:25 a.m. on Wednesday.
About 25 firefighters responded, said Honolulu Fire Department Capt. Scot Seguirant.
Another smaller, brush fire broke out nearby, possibly sparked by embers from the first fire, and police closed the road while firefighters fought the blazes. Both were contained by 1:40 p.m. and firefighters left the scene shortly after 2 p.m.
No injuries were reported and no structures were damaged, Seguirant said.