Big Island man charged with robbery and assaultUPDATED 8:47 PM HST Aug 02, 2014Video Transcript
A Big Island man has been charged with robbery. Police say he entered a woman's car and beat her before taking off with some of her things. 30-year old Shannon Estocado of Hilo, was also charged with unauthorized entry into a motor vehicle and assault. Police say it happened Wednesday morning in front of a restaurant on Kanoe-lehua Avenue. Police say Estocado entered the car of a 54-year old woman, hit her in the chest and head and then stole her car keys, cell phone and prescription medication. The victim was treated at Hilo Medical Center. Estocado has since been released after posting bail.