Eddie Van Halen Guitar Stolen From Hard Rock Cafe in San Antonio, TX
A guitar, donated by Eddie Van Halen, was stolen from the downtown Hard Rock Cafe in San Antonio, TX last night. According to local police, the thief entered the building through a side door just before 1AM and took the instrument from its shadow box display. It was only realized after an employee noticed the guitar missing from the wall after closing.
Nicknamed the “Frankenstrat,” the guitar was one of several made for Eddie Van Halen over the years. It’s value is estimated at more than $100,000.