Suspect linked to bank robbery, Kapahulu closure arrested

Albert Robledo

We’re getting our first look at a man suspected of robbing a Waikiki bank and causing police to shut down Kapahulu Avenue.

According to police, Albert Robledo, 45, entered the Bank of Hawaii branch on Kalakaua Avenue at around 12:55 p.m. Thursday.

Police say he brandished a dangerous instrument, then fled the scene.

Officers arrested Robledo at 2:18 p.m. on Kapahulu Avenue near Castle Street.

The area was cordoned off as officials investigated a suspicious package.

A full closure of Kapahulu Avenue was in effect between Leahi and Campbell avenues.

Preliminary tests showed no threat, officials said, and all lanes were reopened at around 5:30 p.m.

Robledo was booked on suspicion of first-degree robbery and has not been charged.

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