Bear behind 21 home invasions, 'Hank the Tank,' captured near Lake Tahoe
STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:
Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. Police around Lake Tahoe on the California-Nevada border have been seeking a burglary suspect - the outlaw known as Hank the Tank. After 21 break-ins, authorities caught the culprit. Hank is a 500-pound black bear who used her strength to push into homes. Now, I say her strength because wildlife officials say Hank is female. She'll be relocated to a sanctuary in Colorado where the governor says she should be Henrietta. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.
NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by an NPR contractor. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Accuracy and availability may vary. The authoritative record of NPR’s programming is the audio record.