A man from Essex has admitted trying to sell scan photos belonging to former Eastenders star Danniella Westbrook.

Mark Coates, from Stebbing, found the pictures dumped in a field alongside other personal documents. They are believed to have been taken by burglars during one of three raids on the actress’s Essex home.

Coates then attempted to sell the photos to a reporter, but later decided to hand them into the police.

He pleaded guilty to theft by finding at Colchester Magistrates Court and was find £265, with £112 costs.

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