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Woman accused of stealing $1 million in jewelry from man at Buckhead hotel turns herself in

Police had sought Shirley Azambuya since the incident in late June.

ATLANTA — A woman accused of stealing $1 million worth of jewelry last month from a man staying at the Westin in Buckhead has turned herself in, Atlanta Police confirmed Saturday.

Shirley Azambuya had been sought by police since the incident on June 26.

Atlanta Police said the woman introduced herself as "Sasha" to a man at Hide Kitchen & Cocktails on Roswell road. 

According to APD, after meeting they both left and went to the Tattletale Lounge on Piedmont road for an hour. 

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The man then took the woman back to his room at the Westin Hotel, where he had $1 million worth of jewelry secured in a locked safe. 

APD said he had sex with her and he believes he might have been drugged, stating to police "he has never slept that hard." 

When he woke up, "Sasha" was not in the room, the shower was left running and the safe was open with all of his jewelry missing.  

According to APD's report, chains, bracelets, a Rolex, and charms were allegedly taken.

Police said the man wasn't sure how she was able to unlock the safe. 

Security footage shows the man and "Sasha" in the lobby of the hotel around 3 a.m. Saturday. APD also said his room was opened shortly after 5 a.m. 

According to APD, the man was able to identify Azambuya in a photo lineup.

Details on how and when Azambuya turned herself in were not immediately available.

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