US rockers TAPES 'N TAPES have fallen victim to an opportunist thief during their tour of Australia.
The band were touring in Perth, Western Australia, when their unattended tour bus was targetted by robbers last Thursday (14DEC06).
According to a post on the group's MySpace page, Tapes N' Tapes personal possessions were pilfered from the vehicle, as opposed to their musical equipment.
They say: "Only a few hours before we were scheduled to fly home from Perth, we got robbed.
"Our tour manager left the van unattended for about 10 minutes, and when we came back, someone had pried open a window and stole a lot of our personal belongings.
"One of our passports was stolen, two MAC laptops were stolen, one digital camera...one Blackberry, (and) two cell phones."
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