Petty Theft? Tom's Guitars Stolen On Tour

Five guitars belonging to Tom Petty were stolen from a soundstage in Culver City, California, where he and the Heartbreakers were rehearsing for an upcoming reunion. Petty is offering $7,500 (£4,700) for the return of the guitars and has promised it will be "no questions asked".

A statement via the band's website reads:

Five guitars belonging to Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers have been stolen from the Soundstage in Culver City where they have been rehearsing for their US tour which will start next week."

Reported stolen last Thursday, the website published photos of the missing instruments listed as follows:

  • 1967 Blonde Rickenbacker 360/12 (serial # GH 3747)
  • 1967 Epiphone Sheridan
  • 1965 Gibson SG TV Jr. (serial # 318533)
  • Fender Broadcaster
  • Dusenberg Mike Campbell Model

The Culver City police are investigating the theft. If anyone has information on the guitars, please e-mail StolenGuitars@TomPetty.com