Seguin police searching for man who stole key card machine from hotel lobby

Incident occurred Sept. 16 at American Best Value Inn

By Sarah Acosta - Reporter, Ben Spicer - Digital Journalist

SEGUIN, Texas - Seguin Police are searching for a man who was caught on camera stealing a key card machine from a hotel lobby.

The incident occurred Sept. 16 at the American Best Value Inn in the 1500 block of state highway 46.

According to police, a man in his early 20s walked into the lobby and then stole the hotel's key card machine.

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Surveillance video showed the man feeling across the hotel lobby front desk, unplugging the key card machine and then fleeing.

Police described the man as having dark hair and a goatee. He possibly drove off in a dark-colored Ford Fusion, police said.

Authorities say the key card machine is worth about $3,800.

If you have information about this crime, contact Guadalupe County Crime Stoppers at 878-403-TIPS.

If the information you have leads to an arrest, you may be able to get a cash reward.

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