Tim Wendelboe, the internationally acclaimed cafe and roastery owned and operated by World Barista Champion Tim Wendelboe, was the victim of a late-night looting last evening in Oslo. Roaster Talor Browne was the first to report the crime via Instagram:
A photo posted by Tim Wendelboe (@timwendelboe) on
Tim Wendelboe of Tim Wendelboe was on the scene shortly after Browne’s post. This is what the door looked like before it was broken:
Turns out, the criminal element was only after one thing: coffee.
The perpetrators are still at large, and one Instagram commenter suggests that this robbery might be connected with a similar crime, in which cheesecake and coffee were stolen from Bergen Kaffebrenneri in 2013.
Zachary Carlsen is a co-founder and senior editor at Sprudge.com.