Nutella theft in German town valued at over $20K

An unknown number of culprits made off with five tonnes of Nutella chocolate-hazelnut spread from a parked trailer in the central German town of Bad Hersfeld over the weekend, police said today.

These thieves might really have sticky fingers.

Police said Monday that an unknown number of culprits made off with five tonnes of Nutella chocolate-hazelnut spread from a parked trailer in the central German town of Bad Hersfeld over the weekend.

The gooey loot is worth an estimated $20,710 US.

Germans news agency dpa reported that thieves have previously stolen a load of energy drinks from the same location.

Nutella, sold around the world, is manufactured by the Italian company Ferrero.