KTLA Chopper Video: Texting Man Comes Face to Face with Bear

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By Andrew Gauthier Comment

Los Angeles news helicopters were out in full force early this morning as police and animal rangers tried to track down a 600-pound bear who was roaming the city’s residential streets.  The bear was eventually contained in a backyard, but not before one unsuspecting man came face to face with the wild animal.

Tracking the bear’s movements throughout the morning, KTLA‘s news helicopter captured the chance encounter: the man was walking along an alleyway, texting, when he suddenly spotted the bear in front of him (video above).

>Update: KTLA interviewed the man following the incident. He said that he was texting his boss at the time to tell him he’d be late for work. Here’s the interview…