Black bear with a taste for tuna damages SUV in Fairmont

Investigators solve fishy case of mysterious vandal

A Fairmont man has learned the hard way that a tunafish sandwich can lead to a lot of damage.

RCMP say the victim left his sandwich in his SUV, which wasn’t a problem until a black bear ambled past.

Mounties say the animal sniffed out the tasty morsel, then tore through the SUV’s sunroof to reach it.

The man reported the incident as a vandalized vehicle but police say bear prints covering the side, hood and roof of the damaged SUV helped confirm the culprit.

There has been no sign of the bear or the sandwich.

(CHBZ)

The Canadian Press