Grand Rapids police chase cute black bear cub [PHOTO]

Black bear cubs: In a word, cute.
Black bear cubs: In a word, cute.

Yesterday, a woman named Shannon Leigh Sweeney sent the Grand Rapids Herald-Review a cute picture of Grand Rapids cops chasing after a black bear cub.

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Sure, it's all ooohs and aaahs in hindsight, but it probably wasn't for the cops involved at the time -- as some commenters pointed out, the presence of the cub in town means the mother bear probably wasn't far away.

Without further ado, here's the picture (click to enlarge):

Further information about the circumstances of the adorable high-speed chase isn't available at present, but we'll be sure to update if there's anything interesting to report.

h/t -- Minnesota Brown

-- Follow Aaron Rupar on Twitter at @atrupar. Got a tip? Drop him a line at [email protected]

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