According to the Chicago Tribune, Patrick Weier, the guy in the bear suit.. Claims he reached his breaking point after a drunk bar patron provoked him by removing his bear head.

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He says customers shoved him, pushed him down and tried to take a cooler that was carrying his tips.

Weier wears the costume to pose with tourists and Cubs fans for tips.

No arrests were made and no charges have been filed.