Bear Breaks Into Car, Goes On Joy Ride

Police in Larkspur, Colorado investigated a complaint of a car with the horn blaring for 45 minutes in the middle of the night. They found the car, with a bear inside it. What's more, the bear had taken the car where the police found it! Ben Story had parked his car the night before and did not lock it. What's more, there was a sandwich inside, which bears find hard to resist.
Ben's father, Ralph, said the bear hit the shifter and the car rolled backward about 125 feet, off the driveway, down an embankment and into some trees on Eagle Road near Tenderfoot Drive.

"So this bear opened the door on his own. Somehow the door closed behind him. He panicked and started thrashing around, hit the shifter and put the car, took it out of park," Ralph said. "It rolled back, down over the hill, and down into here, and stopped. The four way flashers were on. It's like he knew what was going on, and kept hitting the horn."

Police declined to open the car door, and finally freed the bear by tying a rope to the door handle so they could open it from further away. The bear wandered off, leaving the vehicle's interior shredded.

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hahaha..."for whatever reason," dude, my hometown got on national news when I was a kid because of a moose going down the street...slow news days + human interest...but the stories still make me laugh, and they still make me happy
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For whatever reason, I saw this on my local news tonight. I LOL'd at the part- "When the cop came up to the car, he thought it was a bunch of kids goofing around. He put a flashlight on it. And he saw this bear turn around, in the driver's seat, and he turned around and looked at him. And when the cop saw that he said he never ran so fast in his life,"
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