Man Arrested for Allegedly Swallowing $13,000 Diamond at Gem Show

September 5, 2012 Updated Sep 5, 2012 at 11:31 AM EDT

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Man Arrested for Allegedly Swallowing $13,000 Diamond at Gem Show

September 5, 2012 Updated Sep 5, 2012 at 11:31 AM EDT

This would qualify as an expensive snack.

According to a report from BBC News, a Chinese man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly swallowing a diamond worth $13,000 at a gem show in Sri Lanka. The man was arrested for attempted theft, according to the BBC News report.

Read the BBC News report HERE.