SANTA MONICA (CBS) — A $1,000 reward is being offered for information that will lead to a suspect in the theft of actor John Travolta’s vintage 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SL convertible.
On Sunday afternoon, Travolta reportedly parked the vehicle — worth an estimated $100,000 — in a residential area near a Jaguar dealer in the 3300 block of Olympic Boulevard, according to Santa Monica Police Sgt. Richard Lewis.
After a brief trip to the dealer, the actor realized his car was missing and returned to the dealer to wait for police.
Police arrived on scene at 3:46 p.m.
The car’s license plate is 3RBZ737.
Anyone with information about the theft is asked to call Santa Monica Police Detective Steve Smetzer at (310) 458-8936, Sgt. Henry Ramirez at (310) 458-8453 or the Police Department at (310) 458-8495.
Callers who wish to remain anonymous can call WeTip at 800-78-CRIME (27463) or contact Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS or visit lacrimestoppers.org.
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