Police in Jefferson County, Colorado, told residents, “We’ve often warned that leaving your car unlocked makes it easier for thieves to steal items, but we’ve now seen it twice this past week...”
The thieves in question aren’t the two-legged variety.
It seems bears are breaking into cars and ransacking them, The Denver Post reported.
Deputies added in a Facebook post that the bear found snacks that were perfect for him inside the car. And like anyone with a full belly, promptly fell asleep after eating the treats.
No one, and no bear, was hurt in the encounter. The same, however cannot be said about the vehicle. The interior was damaged by the bruin, WTVD reported.
Officials were able to get the bear out of the car by attaching a chain to the door to open it. The bear scampered away, leaving a half-eaten banana behind, KMGH reported.
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