Video Shows Suspect Allegedly Stealing Tom Brady's Jersey From Super Bowl Locker Room
Officials found Tom Brady's Super Bowl LI jersey in the possession of a press member in Mexico
Video reportedly used by authorities to solve the biggest biggest who-dun-it of Super Bowl LI has been released.
In a new clip from The Herd with Colin Cowherd, the man who allegedly stole Tom Brady‘s Super Bowl jersey – which was reportedly found in Mexico along with the New England Patriots quarterback’s jersey from 2015 – can be seen entering and leaving the locker room on game day.
Both jerseys are being authenticated by authorities, ESPN reports.
“The items were found in the possession of a credentialed member of the international media,” NFL officials said in a statement uploaded to Twitter.
Brady’s #12 jersey disappeared from the locker room at NRG Stadium shortly after the Patriots defeated the Atlanta Falcons in February.
Despite a widespread effort to locate the jersey, the garment’s whereabouts remained a mystery for more than a month.
Brady immediately realized his jersey had been taken from a bag he put in the locker and told reporters then, “It’s unfortunate, because that’s a nice piece of memorabilia,” according to ESPN.
“If it shows up on eBay or something, somebody let me know. I’ll try to track that down.”
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Houston Police assigned a value of $500,000 to Brady’s Super Bowl LI jersey and classified the alleged theft as a first-degree felony, ESPN reports.