MANHATTAN, KS -- A college student went viral this week after a thief broke into his car and stole his Kit Kat.
Hunter Jobbins, a 19-year-old freshman at Kansas State University, tweeted about how someone stole a Kit Kat bar from the cup holder in his car Sunday.
Jobbins told reporters that he left his car unlocked for a few moments while he carried his laundry to his dorm room.
When he returned to his car, Jobbins found a handwritten note on a napkin where the candy bar had been.
The note read: "Saw Kit Kat in your cup holder. 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 said he was angry at first, but was later able to laugh about the incident.
He took a photo the napkin and tweeted about it. The tweet went viral and it didn't take long for Kit Kat representatives to take note of the free publicity they were getting from Jobbins' misfortune.
Hershey sent 6,500 Kit Kats to Jobbins. The candy bars were stuffed into Jobbins' Toyota Camry.
Jobbins shared the candy bars with other students on campus.
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