Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating an incident Wednesday evening in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision in Puna.
In response to an 8:25 p.m. call, officers received a report that two men wearing masks had gone to a home on 23rd Avenue and assaulted a 64-year-old man. The men then reportedly fled the area in a white pickup truck described as possibly a Nissan or Datsun.
One suspect was described as about 5-foot-10 and about 180 pounds. The other was described as about 5-foot-6 and between 120 and 130 pounds. Both were described as being dressed in black with their faces obscured.
Police ask anyone with information about this case or the possible identity of the suspects to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.
Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the islandwide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. 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.