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TSA brags about making teddy bear homeless

Agents say bear too big to be screened as carry-on

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LOS ANGELES – As if the TSA wasn't already despised enough during the mayhem of holiday travel, the government agency outdid itself by making a giant teddy bear homeless.

Agents stationed at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday confiscated a giant teddy bear after saying it was too big to be screened as a carry-on.

They left the stuffed animal in the terminal, sitting alongside a trash can.

The TSA's Instagram account then mocked the giant bear, saying it will now be "strolling the streets of LA" and asking people to please feed him.

The agency updated their post later in the evening by saying the passenger had actually purchased a ticket for the stuffed bear, but agents still believed it to be too large and refused to allow it on the plane.