Man uses ‘master key’ to steal from Henrico hotel rooms

Posted at 8:25 AM, Oct 08, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-08 08:25:36-04
Telegraph Road in Glen Allen

Telegraph Road in Glen Allen

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – Police are looking for the man who used a “master key” to steal from guestrooms at a Glen Allen hotel.

Police said the man entered “several unoccupied guest rooms” late last month at a hotel along the 10600 block of Telegraph Road near Virginia Center Commons in Henrico.

“Detectives are working to determine how the key was obtained,” Henrico Police wrote in a media advisory. “A laptop computer was stolen from one of the guest rooms.”

Hotel security cameras captured the suspect who police described as a black man, 21-28 years old, 5’8”-5’10”, 165-180 pounds, wearing a light brown shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Henrico Police at (804) 501-5000 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.