Reports: Beckham staff arrested over alleged theft of memorabilia

LONDON (AP) – British newspapers are reporting that two people who worked for soccer star David Beckham and his wife were arrested after some of the couple’s possessions were spotted on an Internet auction site.

Both the tabloid Sun and the Daily Mirror say in their Oct. 14 editions that two housekeepers at the Beckham’s mansion northeast of London were arrested and questioned by police last week.

The newspapers say some of Beckham’s soccer memorabilia had been placed on eBay. Dresses belonging to former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham were also reportedly for sale.

No one has been charged. Hertfordshire Police said only that they are investigating a theft. Representatives of the Beckhams declined to comment.

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