‘Cookie Monster’ thief gets away with gold, asks for ransom

Posted at 9:52 AM, Feb 01, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-01 11:28:47-05

(WTVR) -- The Cookie Monster is on the run after stealing a 44 lbs. golden biscuit from the front a factory in Germany.

The thief sent a picture to the media of himself in a Cookie Monster outfit biting the golden biscuit. He also included a ransom note spelled out with magazine clippings.

His demands were a donation of chocolate cookies to the local children's hospital and a $1,400 donation to a local animal shelter.