Hotel employee charged with stealing from guests

Hotel employee charged with stealing from guests
Austin Ratliff (Source: LMDC)
Austin Ratliff (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A hotel employee faces charges after police said he stole from a guest.

Austin Ratliff, 21, has been charged with burglary.

While working at Woodspring Suites Hotel on Thursday, police said Ratliff entered a hotel room using his key card while the guests were at work.

According to his arrest report, Ratliff stole a .45 caliber semi-automatic handgun, a laptop, $2300 in cash and a backpack.

He was caught on a hotel security camera leaving the room with the stolen backpack.

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