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Police Seek Public Help Identifying Maalaea Robbery Suspects

The Maui Police Department is requesting the Public’s assistance in identifying two males, and their vehicle, who were involved in a Robbery at the Maalaea Boat Harbor, near the old Buzz’s Wharf building. This incident occurred on Wednesday, July 11 at approximately 1:15 p.m.

A male victim stated he was seated in his vehicle eating lunch when he was approached by a local male assailant. The assailant brandished what appeared to be a firearm at the victim as he stole property from inside the victim’s vehicle.

The victim also stated there was a second male operating an early 2000’s model, full-sized, black SUV, resembling a Nissan or Ford. The SUV’s rear windows were blacked out with window tint.

The first male jumped into the black SUV and fled from the Harbor traveling toward Honoapiilani Highway near the Beach Bum’s Restaurant. They then fled onto Honoapiilani Highway in an unknown direction.

The victim, who feared for his life, described the assailant as being:

Age: Mid 30`s
Race: Local/dark complexion
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Brown, wavy, shoulder-length
Facial Hair: Full mustache with the rest of the facial hair short and scruffy
Clothing: Grey long sleeved hoodie and shorts
Tattoos: Unknown if any tattoos but none were observed on the facial area
Armed: Polished silver-looking handgun within right waistband
Voice: Related his voice appeared to be normal in tone a deepness. Nothing that stood out to him about it
Other: Claimed to be from “the hood, Molokai”

The driver was described as follows:

Age: 40`s
Race: Local/dark complexion
Hair: Brown, wavy, shoulder-length
Facial Hair: Un-shaven/scruffy/short facial hair
Clothing: Wearing a black t-shirt

If anyone has information regarding this incident, the males or vehicle involved, please call CrimeStoppers or the Maui Police Department at (808)244-6400 and refer to Police report #18-029182.

Persons wishing to remain anonymous can call the Maui Crime Stoppers at (808)242-6966. Callers to Crime Stoppers remain anonymous and are given a code number. Maui Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards of up to $1000.00 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of person(s) responsible for felony crimes; the recovery of stolen property; the seizure of illegal drugs in felony cases or the capture of felony fugitives.

Consider all wanted person(s) as dangerous. Do not approach, follow or take other action that could put one in danger.



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