Unofficial Cubs mascot punches man in bar, claims he was ‘provoked’

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A man who dresses up in a brown bear costume and roams near Wrigley Field on game days says he was “provoked” during a recent bar scuffle that was caught on video and posted online.

The clip shows a man yank the head off the bear costume and the man in the suit retaliate with a punch.

Patrick Weier, who was inside the unofficial outfit, told the Chicago Tribune he threw the punch because the man provoked him and caused him to reach his breaking point. He said the clip posted online does not tell the entire story.

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