Thieves Snatch Tom Petty Guitars, $7,500 Reward Offered

UPDATE: Tom Petty’s guitars have been recovered!

Tom Petty just wants his guitars back.

The classic rocker has taken to the ‘net in search of the thieves who have stolen his five guitars. The axes were stolen from a soundstage where the Heartbreakers were rehearsing for their upcoming U.S. tour.

Come on, who steals guitars from the soundcheck!?

According to, a $7,500 reward is being offered for anyone who can return the classic guitars, some of which are pieces of American Rock ‘n Roll (a vintage 1967 Rickenbacker, a 1967 Epiphone, and a 1965 Gibson).

Police in Culver City, California, are investigating the theft. If you have any information on the stolen guitars, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers encourage you to contact Detective Grant at the Culver City Police Department at (310) 253-6305.

[Source: CNN]


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