AMHERST (CBS) – An Amherst homeowner discovered a vandal had been in the neighborhood. The suspect, however, was not what he suspected.
Nick Diehl said he woke up Thursday to find his mailbox had been ripped off the post and left on the ground below.READ MORE: Janey Did 'The Only Thing She Could Do' In Firing Dennis White, Former BPD Commissioner Ed Davis Says
Diehl suspected someone had intentionally knocked the mailbox down, but when he checked his surveillance camera he discovered the guilty party was a bear.READ MORE: Son Charged With Murdering 80-Year-Old Mother Inside Lynn Home
The bear was captured on video around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. It can be seen pawing at the mailbox for several minutes before ripping it down.MORE NEWS: Vigil Planned For 17-Year-Old Who Drowned At Dedham Graduation Party
After inspecting the damage, the bear wandered off into the neighborhood.