A Flock of Seagulls van found but not stolen gear

Mike Score

D Dipasupil/FilmMagic

Mike Score, lead singer with the band A Flock Of Seagulls, performs on stage during the Back to the Eighties 3 Year Anniversary with Rubix Kube at the Canal Room on March 23, 2012 in New York City.

A stolen van containing $70,000 worth of equipment belonging to the 1980s band A Flock of Seagulls was found Tuesday night - but it was empty.
    
The truck turned up in Santa Fe Springs.
    
Band frontman Mike Score said the rented van was stolen from a Downey hotel Sunday. The thief might have followed the van after the band's Saturday night show in Bellflower.
    
The stolen gear included stage clothing, guitars, drums, a keyboard and computer hard drives containing the songs for Score's first solo album.
    
Hotel video recorded the theft, but no arrests have been made.

Someone took off with the van Sunday from a Comfort Inn parking lot in Downey after the band played a gig Saturday night in Bellflower.

Hotel surveillance video shows a car pulling up to the van, a man getting out, breaking into the vehicle and driving it away. 

"Unfortunately the musical equipment inside was missing," said Downey Police Lt. Mark McDaniel.  "We took custody of the van and will be processing it for any possible evidence."  

Downey Police said previously that they're looking for more than one suspect. 

The surveillance video shows a vehicle trailing the stolen van out of the parking lot where the band had parked it.    

A Flock of Seagulls is best known for its 1982 hit "I Ran (So Far Away)."

More in Local

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus