DEKALB CO., GA (WHAS11) – Police said surveillance cameras were rolling as a man appeared to rob a Georgia Days Inn but when he realized he was caught on video he apparently started crying.
Surveillance video shows the man walking into the hotel with a handgun and you can see him taking money out of the register.
In the video above you can see at one point he looks directly into the camera.
That's when police said the man told the clerk he would use the gun if she didn't give him keys to the safe and access to the video camera.
The clerk told investigators the man left in tears.
Police said the clerk was not hurt.