TODAY   |  January 24, 2014

Video captures couple’s scary bear encounter

A Scottish couple was leaving a relative’s home in California when a bear stood just feet away – but they didn't seem to notice. Seconds later, they got in their car and the husband felt the bear rubbing against his leg. He ran back into the house while his wife stayed safely locked in the car.

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>>> a couple from scotland is going to return home from the united states with quite a story to tell. bob and irene mchewn were visiting relatives. they were leaving the house and didn't seem to notice there was a bear standing just a few feet away. well, seconds later, irene was getting into their car when bob felt the bear rubbing up against his leg. he ran back inside the house while irene waited safely inside the locked vehicle. officials are warning neighbors to keep their eyes open for booboo