Thieves Steal $1K of Ben & Jerry's—and It Melts

Swedes lose their loot in the getaway

By Ruth Brown,  Newser Staff

Posted Aug 21, 2013 9:40 AM CDT

(Newser) – Now we all love Phish Food, but this is a step too far: Two men recently stole $1,380 worth of Ben & Jerry's ice cream from a truck sitting outside a wholesale center in Sweden, reports the Local. Unfortunately for the sweet-toothed Swedes, they were caught in the act by a security guard, who started chasing them. They ended up ditching their bounty, which had melted during the getaway and "had to be thrown away," says a police spokesperson. One of the robbers, 18, was caught in the chase, but the other escaped and is still at large.

A pint of "Apple-y Ever After" ice cream.   (AP Photo/ Ben & Jerry's)
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