Bear Ransacks Montana House Police say the bear in Missoula County opened an unlocked door, deadbolted the door behind him and then ripped a room apart. Fish and Wildlife officials finally tranquilized the bear.
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Police say the bear in Missoula County opened an unlocked door, deadbolted the door behind him and then ripped a room apart. Fish and Wildlife officials finally tranquilized the bear.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. There was excitement in my home last evening when an insect got inside. But that's better than a Montana home entered by a bear. Police say the bear in Missoula County opened an unlocked door and then deadbolted the door behind him. The bear ripped the room apart, took a nap on a closet shelf and ignored police when they knocked. Fish and wildlife officials finally tranquilized the bear, so he's in good health and even got another nap out of the deal.

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