You might call it a grizzly burglary in a Gatlinburg candy store.
Police came to the rescue. Employees made the discovery around 6:30 a.m. That gave the furry animal 30 minutes to satisfy its sweet tooth.
Workers in the candy kitchen describe that bear as a kid in the candy store. You can see where it had a fun time eating a caramel apple and pecan log.
Black bears are not uncommon inside the candy kitchen. However, the store owners aren't too keen on having a "real" mascot.
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is investigating. If captured, the bear would either be relocated or euthanized depending on its threat to the public.
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