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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Wednesday, February 17, 2010

First Hawaiian Bank branch robbed twice in a week

Advertiser Staff

For the second time in a week, the First Hawaiian Bank branch on Ward Avenue was robbed.

The latest robbery happened about 9:50 a.m yesterday. Police converged on the area, and a police helicopter was called to help search for the robber.

No description of the robber was released as of yesterday evening.

The same bank was robbed at 11 a.m. last Thursday.

The robber in the earlier incident was described as about 6-foot-2 and 175 pounds. He was wearing a black and white floral hat, gray T-shirt, blue denim pants, white sneakers and a black ski mask.

People with information about these or other incidents are asked to call CrimeStoppers at 955-8300 or *CRIME on a cell phone.