Bandit Responsible for Vehicle Break-Ins Is a Black Bear

Police believe the bear was rummaging for food and that the bear is responsible for damaging other vehicles.

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THORNTON, N.H. (AP) — Surveillance video helped police get to the bottom of a series of vehicle break-ins in town of Thornton. Home security footage captured the bandit — a black bear — opening the door of a vehicle and then crawling inside. Police believe the bear was rummaging for food and that the bear is responsible for damaging other vehicles. Police warned residents to remove food from their vehicles to avoid enticing the bear.…

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