Thieves Make Off With 6K Cans of Baked Beans

Police on the lookout for anyone getting rid of a whole lot of beans
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 24, 2013 9:56 AM CDT
Thieves Make Off With 6K Cans of Baked Beans
Heinz Beans sit at a grocery store in Palo Alto, Calif.   (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

While a truck driver slept in the cab of his parked vehicle, thieves were up to no good mere feet away. The BBC reports that they cut a hole in the side of the truck on Monday night and made off with some 6,400 cans of Heinz baked beans. Says a police rep in all seriousness: "Police are appealing for information, especially about anyone trying to sell large quantities of Heinz baked beans in suspicious circumstances." One additional identifying note: The variety stolen contained "sausages." (Read more baked beans stories.)

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