Man steals $8,000 guitar by stuffing it down his pants and walking out of the shop

Guitars hanging in a shop
Guitars hanging in a shop Photo credit Getty Images/Khaligo

Police in Toronto are looking for a man who stole an $8,000 guitar from a music shop last month.

The culprit was able to lift the Gibson Custom Shop 60th Anniversary ’59 Les Paul stuffing it down his pants and walking right out the door.

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Security footage showed the individual wrestling the guitar into his pants, exiting the shop, and hopping into a waiting getaway car. The shop didn't even discover the theft until a week later, at which point a police report was filed.

Per CTV News, the investigation is currently ongoing, and police are asking anyone with information to contact them or Crime Stoppers.

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