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Bear Breaks Into Home In Search Of Food

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)- A bear broke into a home in Pine on Sunday but by the time deputies arrived, the bear had wandered back into the woods.

According to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, a bear broke into a home in Pine just before noon.

The homeowner told CBS4 the bear apparently tore a screen.

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There was no other damage to the home and no injuries.

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LINK: Colorado Parks & Wildlife "Be Bear Aware" Section

This happened just one week after a little girl was attacked in her yard near Grand Junction by a bear. The bear dropped the 5-year-old after the girl's mother yelled at the bear. The bear was shot and killed and the girl is expected to recover.

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