Indie film actor wanted for Pasay motel robbery


Posted at Jun 15 2013 03:51 PM | Updated as of Jun 16 2013 07:26 PM

MANILA, Philippines -- Police are now hunting down independent film actor Marco Morales for allegedly robbing a motel in Pasay City last June 11.

Pasay City police said the suspect, who was earlier identified as Marco Gonzaga Saca, is actually Morales.

He was positively identified by the police based on the footage from a closed circuit television (CCTV) camera in the area.

Morales is facing charges of theft and estafa for stealing the motel room's television and skipping out on his bill which amounted to P10,210.

He is also facing charges of damage to property and attempted homicide after he hit a hotel staff with his Volvo car with plate number UPZ 452 while he was escaping.

Pasay City police chief Sr. Supt. Rodolfo Llorca said the suspect recently tried to rob another hotel in Makati City.

Police said Morales has been using a driver's license with the name Marco Gonzaga Saca, resident of Malibu Hills, California. -- Report from Dennis Datu, dzMM