Backstreet Boy Brian Littrell reports $120K jewelry theft

Singer Brian Littrell of the group Backstreet Boys arrives at the 2010 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Nov. 21, 2010, in Los Angeles.

(CBS/AP) STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. - Brian Littrell, a member of the Backstreet Boys, tells police that $120,000 in jewelry was stolen from a Stone Mountain hotel where he and his wife were staying.

Littrell told WSB-TV they were leaving Stone Mountain Park, outside Atlanta, when they realized the jewelry had been left on a nightstand in their hotel room. He said that when they returned to the hotel to retrieve the items, they were gone.

"It was just kind of weird how it happened and how fast," he said.

His wife, Leighanne Littrell, said the $120,000 in jewelry included her engagement ring, valued at $110,000.

WSB reports that police were at the hotel Sunday night. It wasn't immediately clear when the reported theft occurred.


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