Police Arrest Suspected Serial Vending Machine Thief

Jan. 18, 2019

Owner of ABC Vending operating out of San Antonio, TX caught a vending machine thief in the act of robbing his vending machine, reports Kens5 news. He called the police and also provided video footage of the theft, matching the suspects face to a string of similar crimes he has been experiencing since 2010. 



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