A video footage recorded By The Associated Press (AP) appears to show the man the allegedly stole Frances McDormand’s best actress Oscar walking out of the official Academy Awards after-party.
The video shows a man in a black suit who happened to be 47-year-old Terry Bryant holding an Oscar statuette highly and proudly as an onlooker cheers.
Walking quickly, he nearly bumps into a woman before letting her pass, then quickly glances around him before walking out of frame. He’s prominently holding the Oscar the entire time.
Los Angeles police say Bryant had a ticket for the ball and he quickly yielded it when confronted by officers.
Bryant remains in jail on $20 000 bail.