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UPDATE: Suspects Detained After Armed Robbery at Kahului Business

April 25, 2017, 11:36 PM HST
* Updated April 26, 1:40 PM
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Update:

Police have since identified the suspects believed to be involved in an armed robbery reported on Tuesday morning in Kahului.

The incident was the second armed robbery report in Central Maui in as many days.  The other was reported on Monday night at the Tokyo Lounge in Wailuku.

Police say the suspects in the Kahului incident were taken into custody on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, where they remain as an investigation is on-going.

Police have not released the identities of the suspects as they have yet to be charged.

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Police say employees of CosmoProf located at 180 East Wākea Ave, reported being robbed at gunpoint by two hooded males at around 10:34 a.m. on Tuesday, April 25, 2017.

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Police say the males allegedly tied up the employees and took cash and property before fleeing in a truck, which has since been found abandoned.

The employees did not report any injuries.

CosmoProf is a small business that sells professional salon products and equipment.  It is located on East Wākea Avenue near the Hukilike Street intersection, at the Wākea Business Center which also houses a takeout Japanese restaurant, a dry cleaning business a mini market.

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