California police come to the rescue of bear cub with head stuck in jug

Bear cub gets its head stuck in a jar/WCMH

LA VERNE, CA (NBC News) — La Verne Police Officers found a real life Winnie The Pooh Saturday morning; a little cub with its head stuck in a jug.

Police officers responded to the scene at about 8:30am, Saturday.

They found the struggling bear thrashing around clawing at its own head.

The cub was even trying to use a fence to pop off the plastic jug.

A police officer held the cub while a fish and wildlife agent attempted to remove the jug.

Once freed the cub ran off back to the wild uninjured. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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