Belfast Telegraph

UK Website Of The Year

Melanie Brown offers $5,000 reward to catch thief

Published 26/11/2016

Mel B
Mel B

The former Spice Girl has posted CCTV footage of a man breaking into her car on social media.

British popstar Melanie Brown is offering a $5,000 (£4,000) reward to anyone who can help catch the thief who broke into her car in the early hours of Friday morning (25Nov16).

The former Spice Girl took to Instagram on Friday to post CCTV footage of the incident, which shows a man smashing in the rear window of her car and making off with two suitcases.

The robbery allegedly occurred outside the Beverly Hills home of the America's Got Talent judge, and Mel has urged her followers to contact her husband Stephen Belafonte if they have any information.

"I have a 5 thousand dollar reward to anyone who no's (sic) this a**hole, I don't care who was involved I want this guy caught," Mel captioned the first video she posted on Instagram.

"At 542am last night this scum bag did this to my car DM my husband @stephenthinks11 we will wire you the monies for turning him in, the police are investigating but I need your help NOW right on my own door step in Los Angeles Beverly Hills."

She later posted a second video on the social media site, in which a car can be seen driving up toward the house and briefly stopping, before driving out of sight of the CCTV camera.

"Neighbor by neighbor (sic) we are going to track you down the police already have a good idea who you are, but in the meantime anybody who wants to make that $5000 DM my hubby right now @stephenthinks11," Mel wrote alongside the video.

It is not known if the 41-year-old, or her three children Phoenix, 17, Angel, nine, and five-year-old Madison, were at home at the time of the incident.

Mel has not yet revealed what was in the suitcases, and the total value of the items allegedly stolen has not been released.

Police have not yet commented on the incident.

© Cover Media

Online Editors

Your Comments

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Read More

From Belfast Telegraph