HIM Contact Police Over Gig Theft

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February 27, 2014 | 11:19am EST

Finnish rockers Him have appealed for the return of items which were stolen from their dressing room while they were on stage at a show in Australia.
The band, fronted by Ville Valo, was performing at the 170 Russell venue in Melbourne on Wednesday night when the alleged theft occurred.
The musicians contacted police and subsequently published on the group’s Facebook.com page a security camera image of the alleged suspect.
In the post, the band appealed for the return of a black bag containing irreplaceable items.
The note reads, “Anyone in Melbourne, Australia know this guy? If any of you have seen this guy, or know him, please let us know!! This surveillance camera shot is from HIM’s last night’s venue 170 Russell’s dressing room. He stole a back bag containing irreplaceable items to us! Please help us and the police to catch this guy!”
HIM are currently touring Down Under as part of the annual Soundwave music festival.