News: Ryan Leslie Offers $20K After German Robbery [Video]
Tuesday, Oct 26, 2010 2:00PM
R&B singer/pianist Ryan Leslie has offered a $20,000 reward for the return of a stolen laptop which was taken from him a few days ago in Germany.
According to an official announcement, the laptop was stolen from him last Saturday (October 23).
"Good afternoon, this is an announcement offering an award for $20,000 for the recovery of a black bag we believe was stolen last night, October 23rd, from outside of this club. If anybody has seen anything or heard anything, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We are offering a $20,000 reward for the return of this bag." (Roka Productions)
Leslie also addressed what took place and stressed his admiration of Germany.
"Yo, what's up everybody, it's your boy Ryan Leslie so I'm outside Loom nightclub last night," Leslie said in the video. "Something very personal, something very special to me was taken. I'm offering an award of $20,000 but that reward is really not even close to the value of everything we lost. I come to Germany, I've been coming to Germany for like, six years, I do it because I love the people here. I love the time I have here." (Roka Productions)
He also hit up Twitter to provide details on the incident.
"...I left the backpack in the rear driver's side seat of a secured Mercedes S350. The security drivers left the car unattended to escort me," Leslie tweeted October 24th.
"Someone outside saw this opportunity to snag the backpack. If u saw something or hear anything - hit me: email@example.com"
"For the record, I had so many amazing music & visual projects on that MacBook that I was working on to share with u this winter."
"Awaiting photos to substantiate a claim from an anonymous caller regarding my MacBook & other personal affairs." (Ryan Leslie's Twitter)
The singer is currently working on a new album.
"In 2010, I'm also going to be doing a new album and it's going to be called Les Is More," Leslie said in a January 2010 interview. "L-e-s, like Leslie. Les Is More, be on the look-out for that. That's gonna be really good." (All That's Fab)
Check out Ryan Leslie's video below: