Man accused of allegedly trying to walk off with Frances McDormand's Oscar

Police said he shot a video of himself with the statue and posted it online.
1:44 | 03/06/18

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Transcript for Man accused of allegedly trying to walk off with Frances McDormand's Oscar
Next tonight, the Oscar thief. Frances mcdormand winning the Oscar, but then, that Oscar was stolen. Tonight here, the video, the words captured on it, and now the arrest. Here's ABC's Matt Gutman. And the Oscar goes to -- Reporter: It was the moment of the night. Frances mcdormand. Reporter: Setting the Oscar down and asking women to stand up. If I may be so honored to have all the female nominees in every category stand with me in this room tonight. The actors, Meryl, if you do it, everybody else will. Reporter: But if only there was an Oscar for most outrageous performance. Got this tonight! This is mine. Reporter: That's Terry Bryant who police confirm shot this video and posted to his Facebook page. Governor's ball, baby. Reporter: Only thing is, police say that's not his Oscar. It actually belongs to mcdormand. Shortly after the show, she got it engraved. But even with her name etched in gold -- Where's the Jimmy Kimmel party at? Reporter: Police say that doesn't stop Bryant from swooping in when mcdormand left the statue out of her sight. What did you win for? Best producer. Reporter: Bryant apparently holding the statue at his very own golden ticket. That's your ticket to anything you want to go to. Reporter: Chef Wolfgang puck's photographer couldn't believe it, either. Police say he followed Bryant, and grabbed the Oscar. Police say Bryant didn't resist. He was eventually arrested and mcdormand was reunited with her little guy. Now, David, it turns out that Terry Bryant had a legitimate ticket to the governor's ball. Now, we've reached out to the academy to ask how he got it and whether or not it is changing its security protocols, so far, no answer.

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