Theft from photo booth caught on camera

Photo Courtesy: NBC4 Staff

BATAVIA, IL (WCMH) – Take this as a sort of warning, if you try to steal from a photo booth, it’s probably going to take your picture.

Police in Batavia, Illinois say a man entered a photo booth at Funway Amusements, pried open the cash drawer and took around $75.00 in cash. Police say he also caused $75 in damage to the photo booth itself.

During the crime, the photo booth took several pictures of the suspect in the act.

Police said the photo booth is designed to start snapping pictures when it senses tampering.

The theft happened on November 25 of 2015, but the report was delayed until the owner of the machine could get a repairman to get the images out of the machine.


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