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5.5 tons of Nutella stolen during heist in Germany

The heist took place in the the central German town of Bad Hersfeld, where thieves are apparently known for stealing foodstuffs.
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Crooks in a small central German town made off with 5.5 tons of Nutella Monday, police say. (Wikipedia/Wikimedia commons)

German police said Monday that thieves stole 5.5 tons of the delicious hazelnut-chocolate spread Nutella.

Theheist took placein the the central German town of Bad Hersfeld.

The robbers apparently stole a delivery vehicle filled with the creamy breakfast treat.

It is estimated the loot was worth over $20,000 but details remained sketchy on how they pulled off the robbery.

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Apparently, a large quantity ofenergy drinks had recently been stolen from the same store.

It is still unclear whether the crooks are just Nutella-addicts or there is a black market for chocolatey spreads.