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Police want help in finding Kapahulu bank robbery suspect who got away with cash

  • COURTESY CRIMESTOPPERS
                                Have you seen this man? Police need help finding and identifying the armed suspect who robbed the First Hawaiian Bank in Kapahulu today.

    COURTESY CRIMESTOPPERS

    Have you seen this man? Police need help finding and identifying the armed suspect who robbed the First Hawaiian Bank in Kapahulu today.

Police are asking for help in finding and identifying an armed man in his 30s who robbed at 1 p.m. the First Hawaiian Bank in Kapahulu.

A CrimeStoppers bulletin was issued Wednesday, saying the man entered the bank on Kapahulu Avenue, handed the teller a demand note and brandished a firearm.

He was given an undisclosed amount of cash and fled.

The bank’s surveillance cameras caught images of the man.

CrimeStoppers describe him as standing between 5 feet 2 inches and 5 feet 4 inches tall, weighing 140 to 160 pounds, with short black hair and a fair complexion.

He has a teardrop tattoos next to each of his eyes.

The suspect wore a gray hoodie with white and black stripes, dark colored pants, black shoes and a black and white New York Yankees cap. He also had a black backpack.

The weapon used was a black semi-automatic handgun, police said.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 955-8300 or send web tips to honolulucrimestoppers.org or via the P3 Tips app.

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