New Orleans thief steals 7 king cakes from bakery in a very Mardi Gras way

Mardi Gras King Cakes by pastry chef Jean-Luc Albin at Maurice French Pastries are displayed on Feb. 10, 2011, in Metairie, LA. A theft stole seven king cakes – about as many as he could carry – during a break-in last week at a New Orleans bakery. The thief also took cash and a case of vodka from Bittersweet Confections last Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2024 according to New Orleans Police Department. (Gerald Herbert/AP-File)

Mardi Gras King Cakes by pastry chef Jean-Luc Albin at Maurice French Pastries are displayed on Feb. 10, 2011, in Metairie, LA. A theft stole seven king cakes – about as many as he could carry – during a break-in last week at a New Orleans bakery. The thief also took cash and a case of vodka from Bittersweet Confections last Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2024 according to New Orleans Police Department. (Gerald Herbert/AP-File)

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