TRUCKEE (CBS/AP) — Truckee police say they had to break the window out of an SUV over the weekend after a bear locked himself inside.
Police say the incident late Sunday night in Glenshire was the third time in the past two weeks that a bear’s been stuck in a vehicle in the northern California mountain town.READ MORE: 'Amazon One' Contactless Payment Palm Reader Debuts On Santana Row In San Jose
The first time was Sept. 30, when a bear was stuck in a car near a school. Police say the animal broke a window to get out.
In the second incident, on Oct. 8, the car owner let the bear out.READ MORE: UPDATE: Oakland City Council Meeting Debates Adding Police After Spike in Homicides
Police say the bears did major damage to the interiors of all three vehicles.
Authorities say bears can open doors, so vehicle owners should lock their cars and roll up windows to prevent ursine intruders.MORE NEWS: Alameda County to Close Hotels Used For Homeless Without Additional Funding
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