Police are searching for a brazen thief caught stealing a $6,500 Rolex watch from a fellow passenger at an airport security checkpoint. The Transportation Security Administration captured the theft at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on January 18. Detectives in Broward County say Gloria de Regalado, 43, mistakenly left the luxury timepiece behind after recovering her belongings from the conveyor belt. Theft: The Transportation Security Administration captured the incident at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on January 18 The incident occurred at the Terminal 3 checkpoint, where the mother-of-three says she removed her jewellery and left it behind. According to the Huffington Post, she returned 30 minutes after her clearance, after noticing she left her two-toned wristwatch and a sentimental bracelet at security. More... Airport security makes married mother go through body scanner THREE times... after telling her she had a 'cute' figure Mumbling suspect spits out 23 pieces of crack cocaine after police Taser him But when she went back to retrieve it, the jewellery was gone. Surveillance footage released by the TSA shows a man behind Mrs de Regaldo putting on his shoes and gathering his things from a plastic bin as the watch catches his eye. Left behind: A mother-of-three left the luxury timepiece in a bin after recovering her belongings from the conveyor belt Eye-catching: Surveillance footage shows a man putting on his shoes and gathering his things from a plastic bin as the watch steals his attention Keeping watch: The man appears to take the jewellery in hand as he puts his laptop into his backpack Walking off: The man continues through the terminal unnoticed The video show the man grabbing the Rolex and walking away to reorganise his backpack, when he appears to stuff the jewellery inside. Mrs de Regalado, who lives in El Salvador and was travelling from her South Florida vacation home to Lexington, Kentucky, told the South Florida Sun-Sentinel the jewellery was a treasured gift from her husband to celebrate several milestones: her 40th birthday, the births of their three children, their 10th wedding anniversary, and the bracelet represented her Catholic faith. She recalled making eye contact with the suspect before realising the piece were missing on her walk through the concourse. 'He had an opportunity to do right by himself, he knew who I was and he could have redeemed himself, but he didn't,' she told the Sun-Sentinel. TSA acted swiftly, reviewing the footage and notifying the Broward County Sheriff, whose officers searched the terminal and an airplane departing for Dallas for the suspect. There is a $1,000 reward for information leading to his arrest.