Wednesday, October 29, 2008

FYI/Safety Alert:

Yesterday I saw ran into a beat-partner of mine from HPD, and he related the following case:

On Saturday, September 27, 2008, a young woman was done shopping at Costco's Waipio at approximately 5:30 pm, and was walking to her car (alone) parked near the Tire Area. When a Toyota Camry (Gold Colored with Tint, License Plate: NZA 703) drove up next to her shopping cart and the male suspect reached out to grab her purse. There was a struggle before the suspect got away with her bag. He hit a parked car as well as driving on the curb. The car was not stolen and police have arrested the suspect.

As we get ready for the Holiday Season, please be mindful of the following; Ladies please be aware when shopping alone, because many of you walk around with "blinders" on. Observe the area and plan your defense if needed. A good recommendation is to secure your purse to the shopping cart with the toddler’s safety belt. Wrap it around the strap of your purse a couple of times and click it. If anyone walking or driving by grabs your purse, they are now taking your shopping cart too. Don’t be easy prey!!!!

You may forward this message….

Dean K. K. Harvest, I

Public Relations Assistant

Neighborhood Commission

Honolulu Hale

530 South King Street #406

Honolulu, O‘ahu, HI 96813

808-768-3781 office

808-768-3711 fax

808-234-8886 cell

dharvest@honolulu.gov





“Ua lēhulēhu a manomano ka ‘ikena ā ka Hawai‘i”.

(Great and numerous is the knowledge of the Hawaiian)

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