The following information is provided by Hawaii Police Department:
Big Island police are investigating an attempted robbery which occurred on Wednesday night (July 4) in Kailua-Kona.
Shortly before midnight, a man described as a Caucasian male entered the Lako Street Chevron armed with a handgun and demanded money from the 46-year-old male cashier working behind the counter. The cashier refused the demand for money and the suspect fled from the area.
The suspect was described as being in his late teens to early 20’s, between 150 and 160 pounds, and as having a fair complexion.