Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a burglary suspect shown in a composite drawing.

At 3:35 a.m. on May 22, South Hilo Patrol officers responded to a reported of a burglary in progress at a commercial building located at 224 Kamehameha Avenue in Hilo.

A witness reported hearing a loud banging noise and then seeing a man coming out of a second-floor office. When he was discovered, the man shut the door and fled out the rooftop window, which was found to have been pried open.

The man is described as a “local male” in his late 20s or early 30s with a dark complexion and short beard and mustache. He was wearing a dark-gray hooded jacket.

Police ask anyone with information about this case or the suspect’s identity to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or contact Detective Tuckloy Aurello at 961-2385 or [email protected].

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1000.00.  Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe.  Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID.  All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.