Hawaii man accused of burglary was visiting brother in Provo
PROVO — A Hawaii man was booked into Utah County Jail Friday on suspicion of aggravated burglary, aggravated robbery and aggravated assault.
Police say 31-year-old Paisa Matagi knocked on a woman's door at the Willowbrook Condominiums, 1751 N. Willowbrook Drive, and then entered the apartment with a gun. After asking whether another individual living in the apartment was home, the suspect left empty-handed and the woman was unharmed, said Provo police Lt. Mathew Siufanua.
He said he was unsure what Matagi was looking for in his alleged attempted robbery.
Sinfanua said Matagi has been staying with his brother, who lives at the apartment complex, for the past two weeks. He was arrested at the apartment.
A 9-mm handgun belonging to Matagi's brother was also found in the apartment, and police believe it was used in the alleged assault.
Matagi's brother was at work at the time of the incident.
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