Crime

Police say he stole an iPhone off hotel’s front desk

Biloxi police are asking help to identify a man sought in a cellphone theft at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino late last year.
Biloxi police are asking help to identify a man sought in a cellphone theft at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino late last year. Biloxi Police Department

Police are asking for help to identify a man in the theft of a cellphone at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino late last year.

Officer Michael Wheeler said the man was seen on surveillance video taking a cell phone at the hotel front desk and concealing it in his pants. He’s described as a white about 6-foot-3, with a thin build and thin hair or balding and with tattoos on his upper arms. He may wear an earring in his left ear.

The phone was stolen about 4 a.m., Wheeler said.

Anyone with information on the man is asked to call Wheeler at 228-702-3054 or Biloxi Criminal Investigations Division at 228-435-6112, the Biloxi Criminal Intelligence Unit at ciu@biloxi.ms.us, or Biloxi Police Department. 228-392-0641.

Kate Magandy: 228-896-2344, @kmagandy

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