Pa. police chief befuddled by 'fool' in bear suit
GLENSHAW, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania police chief is befuddled by someone who foolishly jumped in front of a car while wearing a bear costume during a snow storm.
Shaler Township Chief Bryan Kelly tells the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review that nobody was hurt during the stunt, which occurred about 1:30 a.m. today in this suburb about five miles east of Pittsburgh.
Kelly says the bear-suited person jumped in front of the car at an intersection, then ran down an alley. Police showed up to investigate, but couldn’t track the suspect.
The area received about 4 inches of snow overnight, which only made the prank more dangerous.
The chief says he could understand the incident a little better “if it was April. ... I could see it as an April Fool’s thing.”