Police search for car theft suspect in Kailua area

Residents were interrupted by police; SWAT teams going door to door during search

Published  9:09 PM HST Jun 03, 2013
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KAILUA, Hawaii -

SWAT teams have been going door to door searching for a suspect in Kailua Monday night.

Police said the man stole a car and has been on the run since since 3:45 p.m. Monday afternoon.

Police said the suspect then got into another vehicle and hit and damaged a police car.  He was last seen on foot in the Olomana area.

Police describe the suspect as just under 6-feet-tall with a medium build, wearing blue jeans and a gray shirt.  They advise Windward residents to lock their doors overnight as a safety precaution.

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