Police searching for three suspects involved in a Puna robbery

Leilani Estates

Big Island police are looking for three suspects involved in a robbery that occurred in the Leilani Estates subdivision in the Puna District on Wednesday night.

The victim, a 56-year-old female, reported that three individuals who were invited to her home, used force against her and removed several items from within.

The suspects left the residence operating a white Ford Mustang, unknown license plates.

Two of the suspects have been identified as being Mark McCurley, M-30, of a Hawaiian Beaches address, and Kawika Kahee, M-30, of a Black Sand Subdivision address in the Puna District.

Anyone with information regarding these individuals, or the whereabouts of the vehicle involved is asked to contact Detective Derek Morimoto at 961-2380 or email dmorimoto@co.hawaii.hi.us.

Callers can also notify police dispatch by calling 935-3311. Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.



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