LARKSPUR, Colo. (KDVR) — Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers say a bear got trapped inside a car for at least an hour after it broke in on Tuesday.

CPW said the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office helped a wildlife officer get the bear out of the vehicle and release it back into the wild.

“Unfortunately these photos serve as a reminder that if you are in bear country, you need to lock your car doors & keep it clean of all attractants,” said CPW.

Wildlife officers said there was a case of beer in the backseat of the vehicle when the bear broke in.

Bear breaks into Larkspur car. Credit: Colorado Parks and Wildlife

There were 484 vehicle break-ins by bears between 2019-2020, according to CPW.