Crime

Man sought in attempted theft of hotel vending machine

Police want the public’s help to identify this man, whom they say damaged a vending machine’s lock while trying to steal from it.
Police want the public’s help to identify this man, whom they say damaged a vending machine’s lock while trying to steal from it. Biloxi Police Department

Police want the public’s help to identify a man they say was photographed around the time he damaged a hotel vending machine while trying to steal from it.

The man damaged a machine’s lock July 19 at the Holiday Inn, 1686 Beach Blvd., police Officer Michael Wheeler said.

The man apparently left the area on foot.

Anyone who recognizes the man is asked to call Wheeler at 229-702-3054 or the Biloxi Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division at 228-435-6112.

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