Braintree: Mum turns to internet to catch Hollywood photo thief

First published in

A CRIMEFIGHTING mum who has lost more than £20,000 in antiques raids is taking matters in to her own hands to find the latest suspect.

Daisey Crossman, who owns stalls at Gosfield and Halstead Antiques Centres, has been targeted by thieves three times in the past year.

In the latest incident CCTV footage appears to show this man stealing a signed Audrey Hepburn photograph worth around £2,000.

The incident happened at Gosfield Antiques Centre on October 28 at around 4.15pm.

The CCTV footage shows a man entering the stall at 3.55pm and looking round.

He then returns 15 minutes later, takes the Audrey Hepburn picture off the wall and places it next to a cabinet.

He bundles the picture in to a black JD Sports carrier bag and leaves the stall.

The signed colour photograph of Audrey Hepburn was a publicity shot for the feature film, My Fair Lady and is believed to be worth around £2,000.

It was tagged with authenticity marking, AFTAL219210.

Anyone with information is asked to call Braintree Police on 101.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree