Paducah police looking for hotel theft suspect

Paducah police looking for hotel theft suspect
Paducah police are looking for a man wearing blue shorts, a long-sleeved shirt and a baseball-style cap. (Source: Paducah)

PADUCAH, Ky. (KFVS) - The Paducah Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying a theft suspect accused of stealing various items from Holiday Inn Riverfront in downtown Paducah on September 14.

The hotel manager contacted the police department to report the theft of computer equipment.

According to police, the manager told them the desk clerk let a man into the lobby just after midnight, after the man stated his key was not working.

The clerk told police that the man sat down at the lobby computer.

He was there until around 12:15 a.m. to 12:30 a.m., when the clerk was called away from the desk by guest.

In the security camera footage, the man can be seen unplugging the computer and taking the tower, monitor, mouse and keyboard, then leaving through the rear door.

White male wearing blue shorts, a long-sleeved shirt and a baseballstyle cap
White male wearing blue shorts, a long-sleeved shirt and a baseballstyle cap (Source: Paducah)

Anyone with information about the man’s identity or the theft is asked to call the Paducah Police Department at 270-444-8550.

Information also may be provided anonymously through West Kentucky Crime Stoppers by texting WKY and your tip to 847411.

Information leading to an arrest or indictment may result in a reward of up to $1,000.

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