John C. Reilly is known for his roles in such films as Step Brothers and Wreck-It Ralph, and in a new Conan interview, revealed his past of robbing a train.
A young lad at the time, Reilly and his friends lived nearby the train tracks on the southside of Chicago.
Often, trains would sit on the tracks overnight, and one night a friend wanted to see what was on a boxcar.
Being a kid, it didn’t take much convincing, and soon they’d be smashing a lock to reveal the treasure inside.
No, it wasn’t gold bars, but the next closest thing: Boxes after boxes of Sugar Pops cereal.
With the help of their friends, John C. Reilly tells Conan they got away with “probably 500 boxes.”
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