Man arrested for stealing jewellery worth 4 million kroner from Chinese movie star

Liu Tao, who is best known for the film ‘Demi-Gods and Semi-Devils’, is visiting Copenhagen to help promote a Danish shoe company

A 33-year-old man has been arrested and charged with stealing jewellery worth 4 million kroner from the Chinese movie star,  Liu Tao, who is currently visiting Copenhagen on business, reported TV2.

The police caught the man shortly after midnight when he attempted to leave Denmark via ferry at Rødbyhavn.

The 37-year-old actress posted on the Chinese social media site Weibo that her jewellery and some cash were stolen from the safe in her room at First Hotel Kong Frederik.

Promoting shoes
Tao was invited to Denmark for a photo-shoot to help promote Danish shoe company Ecco.

“We are deeply sorry that our brand ambassador had to experience something like that. She came to Copenhagen for a photo-shoot that will be used for our summer collection,” stated Ecco’s press officer.

“Liu Tao is one of the biggest names in our campaign.”

The popular Chinese actress’s films include ‘Demi-Gods and Semi-Devils’, ‘The Last Concubine’ and ‘Legend of Miyue’.