The Man Who Tried to Steal Frances McDormand’s Oscar Has Been Caught

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The person who tried to steal Frances McDormand’s Oscar has been caught.

Frances McDormand, who won the Oscar for Best Actress, had the award temporarily stolen from her at the Governors Ball. The Governors Ball is where actors and actresses go to get their trophies engraved with their names after their wins. According to Cara Buckley of The New York Times, McDormand had set it down during a conversation when an unidentified man picked it up and walked away with it.

“Wolfgang Puck’s photographer stopped him, got the Oscar back, and the guy disappeared back into the ball. Apparently, Frances has said to let him go.” Cara Buckley said via Twitter.

The Los Angeles police then confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter that the man has since been arrested.

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