Audacious Nutella heist foiled by Italian police

Three men from Naples were caught trying to steal 29kg of Nutella from a supermarket in the Ligurian town of Sarzana.

Italian police foil Nutella thieves.

Italian police foil Nutella thieves. Image by Kazu LeTokyoite / CC BY 2.0

The men took large rucksacks into the supermarket and stuffed them with as many jars of Nutella as they could carry, but were stopped by the police when they tried to get away. Reportedly the €170 haul was intended to be resold on the black market in Naples, where authentic Nutella commands a high price. Read more:

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