Video shows men suspected of stealing '95 Memphis Sweet Sixteen - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Video shows men suspected of stealing '95 Memphis Sweet Sixteen ring

Two of the three suspects in the theft. (Source: MPD) Two of the three suspects in the theft. (Source: MPD)
One of the three suspects. (Source: MPD) One of the three suspects. (Source: MPD)
Picture of 1995 Tigers ring. Wilson's looks just like this and it has #23 on the side. (Source: Wilson family) Picture of 1995 Tigers ring. Wilson's looks just like this and it has #23 on the side. (Source: Wilson family)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

Memphis Police Department released surveillance video of the men believed to have stolen a 1995 University of Memphis NCAA Sweet Sixteen ring.

The ring belonged to former Tiger and Harlem Globetrotter Michael Wilson.

Wilson said he was in town to accept his degree from University of Memphis--something he'd been looking forward to doing for 20 years. 

The thieves stole the ring, a computer, and various other things from Wilson's car.

Click here to watch the surveillance video.

Wilson said the theft turned what should have been a dream weekend, into a nightmare.

MPD released the following descriptions of the theft suspects:

  1. Male black wearing a khaki hat, khaki sleeveless vest with reddish shirt, khaki pants, and white tennis shoes.
  2. Male black wearing a black knitted cap, black jack, black shirt, gray and black pants, with black shoes.
  3. Male black wearing a dark colored hat, eyeglasses, a white t-shirt, dark shorts, and white tennis shoes.

If you know anything that could help police catch the suspects or recover the stolen items, call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH.

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