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Bear Found in Tree in Worcester Neighborhood

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    The bear found in a Worcester neighborhood was transported to a rural area where police say they monitored it till the effects of the immobilizing agent wore off completely.

    (Published Saturday, April 29, 2017)

    A bear was found in a tree in a Worcester, Massachusetts, neighborhood Saturday.

    State environmental police officers responded to the scene and chemically immobilized the bear.

    The approximately 100-pound male black bear was then transported to a rural area where police say it was monitored till the effects of the immobilizing agent wore off completely.

    Worcester police helped state environmental police at the scene, according to officials.

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