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Cereal Thief Grabs Semi Load Of Frosted Flakes Worth $24,000

Boxes of Kellogg's Frosted Flakes cereal are seen displayed inside a Wal-Mart store July 28, 2003 in Rolling Meadows, Illinois. With strong company wide sales rising 17.3 percent, Kellogg's has said its second quarter earnings beat Wall Street's expectations. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Boxes of Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes cereal are seen displayed inside a Wal-Mart store July 28, 2003 in Rolling Meadows, Illinois. With strong company wide sales rising 17.3 percent, Kellogg’s has said its second quarter earnings beat Wall Street’s expectations. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

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ROMEOVILLE, Ill. (STMW) — A southwest suburban cargo thief has become a cereal criminal.

Between July 26 and the afternoon of July 30, a semi-trailer was stolen from National Trailer Repair at 110 Anton Dr. in Romeoville, the Herald-News is reporting.

“The trailer, which is valued at about $14,000, contained a $24,000 load of Frosted Flakes,” Assistant Police Chief Steve Lucchesi said.

Lucchesi said police had no information on the suspect, or whereabouts of the trailer or its contents as of late Thursday afternoon.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2012. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)