Artist and philanthropist Akon has recently had his Range Rover SUV stolen while at a local gas station within Buckhead, Atlanta!
According to 11alive , the incident took place at a QuikTrip franchise near Sidney Marcus Boulevard .
Reports read that Akon was filling his tank up and had left the car running at the time.
Thankfully with the use of a tracking device Akon was able to help direct officers to the car’s location.
The car first appeared in the southwest, Atlanta area and then near Forest Park where officers were able to retrieve it.
Akon informed local officials that he had a necklace worth $25,000 inside and a Louis Vuitton bag that costed $6,500.
Atlanta officers are currently urging residents to not leave their cars running as carjacking is currently up 47% within the last year.
“Any time you stop your vehicle and you leave your vehicle for just a split second, please turn your vehicle off and take your keys with you and secure your vehicle,” states Lt. Dorian Graham. “We’re having far too many vehicles stolen because we are leaving our vehicles running.”
It has been indicated Atlanta officials are currently reviewing surveillance footage of the incident at this time and haven’t released any details on the suspect responsible.