The woman who stole an art work in a brazen theft from the
Lakes District Museum in Arrowtown has been arrested in Te
Queenstown police said the English tourist, who was
travelling on a bus trip, had "paid reparation" over the
theft of the $625 work.
She was arrested last night and will leave the country
The woman examined several of the pieces on display before
lifting Mrs Naylor's piece from the wall.
The case had widespread coverage after police released
CCTV footage of the woman stealing Alison Naylor's one-off,
The cameras showed her touching several of the pieces on
display before lifting Mrs Naylor's piece from the wall.
She then rolled it up and put it in her bag before casually
leaving the museum through the front doors.
CCTV footage tracked her walking down Buckingham St towards
the Jade and Opal Centre.