Bear crime escalation: From picnic baskets to cars

Yogi was just a petty thief compared to this Colorado bear.

On Friday in Denver, a bear searching for a snack ended up going for a joy ride in a teenager’s 2008 Toyota Corolla.

Once the car came to an abrupt stop, the bear was trapped inside and tore apart the car. Officials were able to open a door of the car from a distance using a rope and the bear returned to the wild.

Despite the excursion, the bear may want to get a few extra hours of experience behind the wheel before he applies for his driving test.

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