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PORTLAND A couple checked out of a North Portland hotel with more than they had paid for Monday.

The hotel manager said a couple and a baby stayed in the room, and then on the day of checkout, the man took a television.

One of the hotel s surveillance cameras caught the suspect on video walking out a stairwell with the TV covered in a sheet just after noon.

The video has been shown to police, who are trying to identify and catch the thief.

Anyone who thinks they may recognize the man in the surveillance video was urged to call the Portland Police Bureau.

Investigators said the theft may be gang-related and a representative asked that the hotel not be named.

The room was rented to a woman who said her name was Heather and she was from Montesano, Washington.

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