Thief leaves photos of himself in booth he robbed

Illinois police are trying to identify a man who robbed a photo booth, but triggered an automatic camera in the process

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Batavia Police Department, Illinois via Facebook

An Illinois Police Department has posted pictures on Facebook of a thief who unwittingly caught his own robbery on camera when he stole from a photo booth at an amusement park.

Batavia police are hoping a member of the public will help them identify the man who made off with $75 dollars in cash.

He also caused about $75 dollars worth of damage.

The machine has an in-built mechanism that triggers a photograph when it is tampered with. The culprit didn't know he was pictured in three close-ups. 

On November 25, 2015 the above Offender entered a photo booth at Funway Amusements in Batavia where he pried open the...

Posted by BPD Special Updates on Thursday, 4 February 2016