Hawaii Island police have arrested a man in connection to a robbery in Pepeekeo.
The incident happened shortly after 1 p.m. Thursday, when a masked man pointed what appeared to be a handgun at two tellers of the Hamakua Coast Community Federal Credit Union and demanded cash.
According to authorities, 37-year-old Kris Villasista of Honomu turned himself in at the Kona Police Station just after 6 p.m. Thursday. He was arrested on suspicion of robbery, theft, and terroristic threatening.
Villasista was moved to the Hilo police cellblock where he remains in custody while police continue the investigation.