US shopping centre evacuated a bear strolls in to department store

A shopping centre had to be evacuated after a bear was spotted inside one of its stores. The animal ran through the car park of centre in Pennsylvania in the United States. It went into a Sears department store through an automatic door.

The bear walked around for about 10 minutes and growled at customers, then became stuck between double doors. It was tranquilised, removed and taken to its natural home.

The bear stuck between doors Credit: APTN
Police prepare to tranquilise the animal Credit: APTN
Taken away on a make-shift stretcher Credit: APTN
Transferred to safety Credit: APTN