2 armed suspects rob American Savings Bank in Pearlridge

Honolulu police are searching for two armed suspects who robbed a bank in the Pearlridge area Friday morning.

It happened shortly after 10 a.m. at the American Savings Bank branch on Kamehameha Hwy.

Police searched the area for more than two hours. One person was taken into custody, but authorities said he was not connected to the robberies. He was, however, booked on contempt and drug charges.

American Savings Bank, Kamehameha Hwy.
American Savings Bank, Kamehameha Hwy.

CrimeStoppers has released surveillance photos of the suspects in Friday’s robbery.

One man is described as 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-8 and 150-170 lbs. with a grey hoodie and black mask. The other is described as 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-8 and 160-170 lbs. with a black hoodie and white mask.

CrimeStoppers will pay a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest of a suspect. Call 955-8300 or text CS808 plus your message to 274637 or CRIMES.

Police believe the robbery is connected to the armed robbery that occurred on Tuesday, May 13, at the American Savings Bank branch in Salt Lake.

Police said then that the two armed men were working together as a team.

Police also said both robberies may be connected to a third armed robbery that occurred in Wahiawa on May 1, at the Central Pacific Bank located on 925 California Ave.

Fort Shafter
Fort Shafter

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Friday afternoon, police questioned three men at Fort Shafter. They had previously jumped out and ran off after police stopped their car on Rose St. in Kalihi, according to sources.

Police said the men are in custody for unrelated misdemeanor offenses. Sources told KHON2 they are connected to the robbery. Robbery investigators were on scene at the time.

Police said the investigation is ongoing and anyone who saw suspicious activity in the area prior to the robbery is asked to contact CrimeStoppers.

Scene from the manhunt.
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