Thief who stole from hotel and game arcade jailed for six years
A THIEF who stole from a four-star hotel has been jailed for six years.
Kevin Shand, 35, was captured on CCTV wandering in a corridor and the staff room at the Malmaison Hotel in Edinburgh.
Police were called in after a number of thefts from the hotel, with missing items, including a handbag containing a purse, sunglasses, bank cards and a passport, a £750 bike and a safe.
Shand, who was seen on CCTV riding the bike away from the hotel, admitted stealing the items from the hotel on May 11.
He also admitted at the High Court in Glasgow robbing Cashino arcade in Leith Walk, Edinburgh, of £3,874.15 on May 15 while armed with a meat cleaver.