Big Island police searching for theft suspects wearing kabuki masks

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(Courtesy: Hawaii Island Police)

HONOLULU (KHON2) — Big Island police are asking the public to help them identify two suspects seen in surveillance video stealing a hydraulic jack hammer.

The incident happened on Tuesday at a residence in Ainaloa. Video shows the suspects wearing full face Japanese “kabuki type” masks removing the large tool.

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The suspects were seen operating a white, early 2000 model, lifted Dodge pickup truck with a primer black hood and off-road tires.

(Courtesy: Hawaii Island Police)

Police said the vehicle and suspects may have been involved in other unrelated incidents in Hawaiian Paradise Park, Ainaloa, and Hawaiian Beaches.

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Anyone who has information regarding the incident is asked to call Officer Scott Hammons at (808) 965-2716, via email at, or call the police department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311.

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