The red Mazda's handbrake is believed to have failed as nobody was inside at the time.
Behind the scenes at BettysIt rolled into the historic canopy outside the tearooms on Parliament Street in Harrogate - the Yorkshire brand's flagship branch - at 4.20pm today. Nobody was injured.
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"It narrowly missed pedestrians and causing quite a stir."
Bettys confirmed that they remained open throughout the incident.
North Yorkshire Police are aware of the incident and have traced the owner of the vehicle.