250 pound brazen bear killed after frightening family in B.C.

A brazen black bear weighing 250 pounds has been killed after breaking into a home on B.C.’s Sunshine Coast, terrifying the family by refusing to leave.

RCMP reports that Elery Froude was alerted around 5:30 p.m. on Saturday when her toddler son yelled alerted her  in time to see the bear coming through her sliding glass door.

The mother-of-two locked herself and her children into a bedroom while a family friend yelled, banged pots and shook chairs in an effort to scare the bear away. Despite of efforts of scaring him away, the bear kept coming back.

RCMP put down the animal and it was removed by Conservation officers.