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Jonny Lee Miller stops 'mail box thief'

Jonny Lee Miller played the role of a real life crime fighter on Friday (25May12) when he stopped a man who was allegedly attempting to steal his mail.

The British actor, who plays super-sleuth Sherlock Holmes in new TV drama Elementary, saw a stranger allegedly tampering with his mailbox outside his home in Los Angeles.


Miller confronted the man before restraining him and dialling 911, according to TMZ.com.


Cops then attended the scene and arrested the man on suspicion of mail theft.