California Police Issue Warning After Bear Breaks Into Medication Disposal Bin

Police in Mammoth Lakes, California, have warned the public to be careful when discarding medication after a bear was seen exploring the contents of a safe prescriptions bin on Monday, June 27.

Footage released by the Mammoth Lakes Police Department shows the bear sifting through the contents of the bin, which is located outside the department.

Police said the bear did not consume any medication. Still, the department encouraged the public to ensure any medications disposed of in the bin “leave the chute and drop to the bottom.” Credit: Mammoth Lakes Police Department via Storyful

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