'Kool-Aid Man' Bear Breaks Into House, Leaves by Smashing Through Wall - NBC New York

'Kool-Aid Man' Bear Breaks Into House, Leaves by Smashing Through Wall

No one was hurt, but the local police department wants to remind everyone to lock all their doors and vehicles

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    'Kool-Aid Man' Bear Breaks Into House, Leaves by Smashing Through Wall
    Estes Park Police Department

    What to Know

    • A black bear broke into a house in Colorado -- and left by smashing through a wall, the local police department said

    • Estes Park police say the break-in occurred Friday night and that the animal was likely attracted to trash

    • Colorado Parks and Wildlife said bears entered over 35 vehicles and nine residences in the area in the 10 days before Aug. 3

    A black bear broke into a Colorado house over the weekend and left by breaking through a wall "like the Kool-Aid Man," according to a Facebook post from the local police department. 

    Estes Park police say the break-in occurred Friday night and that the animal was likely attracted to trash. 

    As the department said in a Facebook post: "Upon officer's arrival, said bear forcibly breached a hole in the wall like the 'Kool-Aid Man' and made its escape." 

    The Denver Post reports no one was injured. 

    Colorado Parks and Wildlife said bears entered over 35 vehicles and nine residences in the Estes Park area in the 10 days before Aug. 3. Residents were encouraged to close and lock all doors and windows to homes and vehicles.

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