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Thief steals 165 pounds of licorice in Sweden

Oct. 27, 2013 at 12:32 PM

ORKELLJUNGA, Sweden, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Police in Sweden said they're searching for a person who stole 165 pounds of licorice from the back of a truck while the driver was sleeping.

The truck was parked at a gas station in Orkelljunga when the thief stole the candy, TheLocal.se reported Sunday.

It was about half a pallet that was stolen from the trailer," said Calle Persson of the Skane police.

The driver had taken a nap and when he woke up in the afternoon, he said he discovered the candy missing.

Police said they haven't identified a suspect in the theft.

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