Kauai police search for suspect in bank robbery

Kauai police are searching for this man in connection with a bank robbery that occurred Wednesday afternoon in Kapaa.
Kauai police are searching for this man in connection with a bank robbery that occurred Wednesday afternoon in Kapaa.

Kauai police are searching for the man who robbed the Bank of Hawaii in Kapaa Wednesday afternoon.

The suspect is described as a male in his 30s and about 5’10″. He was wearing a dark-colored pullover sweatshirt with a large white emblem on the front, blue jeans, slippers, and a dark baseball cap at the time of the incident.

The robbery occurred shortly before 1 p.m. at the Bank of Hawaii on Kuhio Highway in Kapaa.

According to detectives, the man walked into the bank, passed a note to the teller stating that he had a gun, and demanded money. He then fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police urge anyone with information to call Detective Ken Cummings at (808) 241-1686 or police dispatch at (808) 241-1711. Anonymous tipsters can call CrimeStoppers, (808) 241-1887.

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.

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