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Young bear captured near Baldwin Park neighborhood

A young bear climbs a chain-link fence near the Baldwin Park-West Covina border on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013.
October 11, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A young bear was captured near a Baldwin Park neighborhood Friday, but not before the animal created quite a stir.

The bear was found wandering near businesses at Puente Avenue and Ramona Boulevard around 6 a.m. Police advised nearby residents to stay in their homes.

California Fish and Wildlife officials eventually cornered the bear in a tree and tranquilized it. Officials transported the bear back to the Angeles National Forest.


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