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Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Gentleman Auction House Robbed at Gunpoint!

Posted By on Wed, Oct 17, 2007 at 2:13 PM

Yikes! From the band's recording blog:

in recent years there has been an epidemic of bands getting their trailers and vans broken into while they are on tour and we definitely spent our first night in the condo nervously trying to sleep while our equipment truck sat outside on the street

little did we know that just over a week later, as we pulled up to the very same condo at approx. 1:30am, three dudes wearing hoodies and ski-masks would rush the van holding guns, demanding our money

in a matter of moments they got away with Mike and Eric E's wallets, all four of our cell phones, our GPS unit, 2 iPods, Eric H.'s bag of books/etc., Stephen's two very nice cameras, and the $1.38 in change from Mike's pocket

Steve was smart enough to empty his pockets onto his front seat while they rushed the van, although as he tossed his wallet it went through the van and fell out the other side - due to the nervousness of the KIDS who were robbing us, none of them seemed to notice this and we were lucky to be able to keep the wallet in the end

talked about f-ed up

Thankfully, everyone is safe, sound and accounted for -- although out some personal possessions. Which is lucky, considering the circumstances. Stay safe, kids!

-- Annie Zaleski

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