Man wanted for stealing instruments from Stetson University in DeLand, police say

Instruments worth $7,000, police say

Theft of musical instruments from Stetson University. (Crimewatch)

DeLAND, Fla. – The DeLand Police Department has asked for the public’s help as it attempts to identify a man officers say stole two musical instruments from Stetson University earlier this week.

At 5:48 p.m. Tuesday, a man wearing a blue dress shirt was recorded on surveillance video entering McMahan Hall with nothing in his hands, police said. Two minutes later, the man exited the building carrying a Holton Soloist French horn and a Besson euphonium with an estimated collective value of $7,000, police said.

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Anyone who knows the man or where he may be is asked to send an email to with that information, according to a news release.

No other details were disclosed.

Theft of musical instruments from Stetson University. (Crimewatch)

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