GARWOOD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – A black bear’s roaming has come to an end in Union County.

The bear was spotted first in Brown Terrace in Cranford before making its way to nearby Garwood.

It caused a delay in the opening of Brookside Place School.

The bear was tranquilized at around 1:30 p.m.

Garwood Police said the bear will be released in the wild.

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