NJ police help to capture black bear on the loose in Ridgewood

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Sunday, April 12, 2015
(Ridgewood Police Department)
Ridgewood Police Department

RIDGEWOOD (WABC) -- Police in New Jersey helped to capture a black bear on the loose.

The 175-pound bear had been running around a neighborhood in Ridgewood. Police tracking the bear found it hiding in a tree in Kensington Road.

Other nearby police departments were called in to help keep the area clear while Animal Control tranquilized the bear and removed it from the neighborhood.