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Shell service station in Kailua-Kona robbed Friday (Dec 11)


Big Island Police are investigating a robbery Friday night (December 11) at the Shell service station on Kuakini Highway in Kailua-Kona.

An unidentified man armed with a handgun entered the gas station’s convenience store with his face obscured and demanded money. He then fled the area on foot and headed southeast toward Kopiko Plaza with an undisclosed amount of cash.

He is described as Caucasian, possibly in his 20s, about 6-feet tall, slim and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

Police ask anyone with information about this case to call Detective Sean Smith at 326-4646, extension 275, or the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311. Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona

2 Responses to “Shell service station in Kailua-Kona robbed Friday (Dec 11)”

  1. Mike says:

    Why would a story link to this two year old story???? I am so tired of seeing old old old news on here, cant we clean this up?? Ridiculous!!

    • Baron says:

      Possible related links at the bottom of stories are computer generated based upon a possible match via algorithm. The matches aren’t always right but that’s why it says, ‘you might be interested in’

      Because all of our stories are on the website, yes, all the old stories are on here too. It’s up to you if you want to go back into the older stories or not.


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