Wanted: Sex assault suspect grabbed victim at bus stop

Suspect sketch provided by CrimeStoppers.
Suspect sketch provided by CrimeStoppers.

CrimeStoppers and the Honolulu Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man wanted for first-degree sex assault in Kalihi.

On March 23, at approximately 8 p.m., the victim was sitting at a bus stop on Kamehemeha Hwy. near Marukai Wholesale Mart when she was approached by an unknown male. The male brandished a weapon, grabbed the victim, escorted her to a nearby warehouse, and sexually assaulted her. The male fled on foot in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as 40-50 years old, 5-foot-9 and 190-210 lbs. He has short dark hair and was wearing an orange or maroon T-shirt, checkered shorts, a baseball cap and a large rope chain with a crucifix.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 955-8300 or text “CS808” plus your message to 274637 or CRIMES.

Kamehemeha Hwy. near Marukai Wholesale Mart

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