Crimestopper: Rape suspect sought by KPD

The Kauai Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in finding a man who allegedly sexually assaulted a woman in a sports utility vehicle parked on Maalo Road in Kapaia late Thursday morning. The road leads to Wailua Falls.

The woman was reportedly hitchhiking in the Kapaia area at the time of the assault. The suspect was described as a local male, approximately 35 years old. He is described as having a large build, 6 feet tall, 220 pounds, with medium-length dark hair, possibly a mustache and wearing Levi’s-style denim shorts.

The suspect drove a silver, late-model SUV similar to a Ford Explorer, with a black interior, tinted windows and automatic locking doors. He had two young children in the vehicle at the time of the assault.

Anyone with information should contact Detective Joe Adric at 241-1681 or Crime Stoppers at 241-1887.


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