Bear hitches ride on garbage truck, driven to police department

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KIDDER TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A garbage collection crew had an extra set of hands, er, paws, on the truck Wednesday morning.

The team, which was doing its rounds in Carbon County, Pennsylvania, had a bear tagging along, WNEP reported.

But the bear wasn’t walking alongside the garbage truck. He had hoisted himself on top.

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Bear Complaint this morning. He managed to come right to the police station on the garbage truck...

Posted by Kidder Township Police on Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Kidder Township Police said the black bear stayed on the top of the garbage truck all the way to the police station.

The driver parked near a tree and the bear climbed down, police said.