Thieves walk out of hotel with ATM machine

Posted at 6:25 AM, May 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-18 18:19:42-04

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is looking for help identifying two men who they say casually strolled into a Lee County hotel early Tuesday morning, and walked out with an entire ATM machine.

Video surveillance at the Baymont Inn and Suites, located at 9401 Marketplace Road in Fort Myers, shows two white males walking into the hotel through a side door just after 3 a.m.  Within five minutes of their arrival, the men could be seen hoisting up the 300-pound machine and carrying it outside the hotel. 

Both men are bald and are believed to be approximately 30 years old.

Anyone with information on the identities and whereabouts of the two men, and the stolen ATM machine, is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477).  All callers will remain anonymous and will be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.  Tips may also be made online at or by texting a tip to CRIMES (274637) Keyword: REWARD.