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POSTED: Saturday, November 07, 2009

Police seek 2 suspects in Makiki store robbery

;  Police are looking for two men suspected of robbing a Makiki convenience store nearly two months ago.

The two suspects entered a 7-Eleven Store, 2028 Wilder Ave., at 2:30 a.m. on Sept. 9. One of the men approached the cashier and demanded money while the other suspect removed cases of beer from the cooler, according to police. The cashier refused to open the register and was allegedly assaulted by one of the suspects. Police did not say whether they had a weapon.

Both suspects were described as in their 20s. One man was 5 feet 9 inches tall and about 160 pounds, with black wavy hair. He wore a red baseball cap and shorts and had a bandanna around his face. The other suspect is about 5 feet 8 inches tall and between 180 to 200 pounds, with black wavy hair. He was dressed in a red jacket, black pants and a black cap.

Anyone with information about the incident can call CrimeStoppers at 955-8300, or *CRIME on a cellular phone.


Alleged rape of teen leads to man's arrest

Police arrested an 18-year-old Ewa Beach man who allegedly sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl early Thursday morning.

Police said the girl reported that an acquaintance had sexually assaulted her at 12:20 a.m. Thursday in Ewa Beach. Police found and arrested the man at 1:40 a.m. yesterday on suspicion of first-degree sexual assault.