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TRUCKEE, Calif. October 26, 2018 – This morning TPD officers responded to a bear cub stuck inside a truck.

The doors closed behind the cub and the mom was left outside. She tried her best to free her cub but she tried a little too hard and broke the door handles off, leaving no way out for her cub.

Officers used beanbag rounds to divert the mom away from the truck and also to create an exit route for the cub.

Please use this video as a reminder for all to lock your doors to prevent would be burglars of any species. #bebearaware #bearaware #livingwithwildlife

October 26th, 2018- Momma Bear & Cub

This morning TPD officers responded to a bear cub stuck inside a truck. The doors closed behind the cub and the mom was left outside. She tried her best to free her cub but she tried a little too hard and broke the door handles off, leaving no way out for her cub. Officers used beanbag rounds to divert the mom away from the truck and also to create an exit route for the cub. Please use this video as a reminder for all to lock your doors to prevent would be burglars of any species. #bebearaware #bearaware #livingwithwildlife

Posted by Truckee Police on Friday, 26 October 2018