JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBSDFW.COM) – Just a hungry bear. This animal found a unique way to satisfy its hunger when it found a trove of snacks — in someone’s car. But it also left a little surprise.
In a Facebook post, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department said the bear climbed into the unlocked car and made itself right at home. It wasn’t mentioned if the doors were closed or left open.READ MORE: TxDOT Unveils 5 Proposals For Interstate 345 In Downtown Dallas
Authorities said the bear snacked on food inside the car before falling asleep. It also left quite a bit of damage inside the vehicle.
But at least the bear got to enjoy a banana! A half-eaten one was found in a cup holder.READ MORE: Changes Ahead For Fort Worth 911 Call Center In Wake Of Long Delays, Unanswered Calls
Authorities were able to free the bear from the vehicle as it locked itself inside. They used a rope to safely open the door to free the bear.
There were no injuries to the bear or people.MORE NEWS: Grand Jury Declines To Indict 8 Collin County Detention Officers Fired Following Marvin Scott's In-Custody Death
The big takeaway from all of this? Lock your doors!