ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The young black bear was probably looking for treats when he climbed inside a car in Virginia, but it managed to honk the horn.
Roanoke police say the 200-pound animal got stuck and blew the horn, rousing the car’s owners about 5 a.m. Thursday.READ MORE: All Lanes Of I-95 Northbound Near Bridge Street Closed Due To Crash
An officer was able to open the car’s back door, and the bear ran into the woods.READ MORE: 'Hold Him Accountable': Philadelphia School District Teacher Let Student Make Wooden Gun In Shop Class, Parent Says
Police say snacks were inside the car and reminded people to keep their cars locked.
The incident comes shortly after a bear caused a spectacle in downtown Roanoke.MORE NEWS: At Least 3 People Shot, Killed In Violent Thursday Night In Philadelphia
Lee Walker of the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries tells The Roanoke Times (http://bit.ly/2pG0r40) residents shouldn’t be alarmed about the multiple bear sightings. He says bears are more afraid of people than the other way around.