First Hawaiian Bank in Līhu‘e Robbed, Police Searching for Suspect

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First Hawaiian Bank in Līhu‘e Robbed, Police Searching for Suspect

Suspect at Lihu‘e First Hawaiian Bank is a dark male, about 5-feet, 11-inches tall, possibly in his 50s. Photo courtesy County of Kaua‘i

 

Kaua’i police are searching for the man responsible for robbing the First Hawaiian Bank on Rice Street in Līhu‘e Thursday morning, according to a country press release.

The suspect is described as a dark male, possibly in his fifties, and is roughly 5-feet, 11-inches tall. He was wearing a white long-sleeved shirt and a light-colored cap at the time of the incident.

The robbery occurred at approximately 10 a.m. at the First Hawaiian Bank on Rice Street in Līhu‘e.

According to police, the man walked into the bank at approximately 10 a.m., passed a note to the teller stating that he had a gun and demanded money.

He then fled on foot in an unknown direction.

Police urge anyone with information to call 911 immediately. Anonymous tipsters can call CrimeStoppers, 241-8300.

CrimeStoppers is a non-profit organization that offers cash rewards of up to $1,000 to anyone furnishing anonymous information that leads to an arrest.

Suspect at Lihu‘e First Hawaiian Bank is a dark male, about 5-feet, 11-inches tall, possibly in his 50s. Photo courtesy County of Kaua‘i

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Léo Azambuja, editor of For Kaua‘i, has won multiple journalism awards in the state of Hawai‘i, including investigative and enterprise reporting, spot news and feature writing, photojournalism and online reporting.

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