College student has Kit-Kat stolen, company sends 6,500 more

Jobbins stuffed the bars in his car and handed them out around campus last week

In this Nov. 3, 2016, photo Hunter Jobbins, freshman at Kansas State University, poses in his car filled with nearly 6,500 Kit Kat bars in Manhattan, Kansas. Jobbins told The Wichita Eagle he left his car unlocked with a Kit Kat in the cupholder last month before running into his dorm building. When he came back, the candy bar had been replaced with a note. The thief wrote, “I love Kit Kats so I checked your door and it was unlocked. Did not take anything other than the Kit Kat. I am sorry and hungry.” Jobbins’ picture of the note went viral on Twitter and Hershey responded by sending a representative to the campus with 6,500 Kit Kat bars. (Colin E. Braley/AP Images for The Hershey Company)
In this Nov. 3, 2016, photo Hunter Jobbins, freshman at Kansas State University, poses in his car filled with nearly 6,500 Kit Kat bars in Manhattan, Kansas. Jobbins told The Wichita Eagle he left his car unlocked with a Kit Kat in the cupholder last month before running into his dorm building. When he came back, the candy bar had been replaced with a note. The thief wrote, “I love Kit Kats so I checked your door and it was unlocked. Did not take anything other than the Kit Kat. I am sorry and hungry.” Jobbins’ picture of the note went viral on Twitter and Hershey responded by sending a representative to the campus with 6,500 Kit Kat bars. (Colin E. Braley/AP Images for The Hershey Company)

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Hershey has come to the rescue of a college student who had his Kit Kat bar brazenly stolen.

Kansas State University student Hunter Jobbins tells The Wichita Eagle he left his car unlocked with a Kit Kat in the cup holder last month before running into his dorm building. When he came back, the candy bar had been replaced with a note. The thief wrote, “I love Kit Kats so I checked your door and it was unlocked. Did not take anything other than the Kit Kat. I am sorry and hungry.”

Jobbins’ picture of the note went viral on Twitter, and Hershey responded by sending a representative to the campus with 6,500 Kit Kat bars.

Jobbins stuffed the bars in his car and handed them out around campus last week.

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