RAMSEY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Residents in Ramsey, New Jersey were cautioned to stay inside Saturday as bees swarmed the area.
Authorities said a beehive was accidentally disturbed near Martis and Elizabeth avenues.READ MORE: New York Weather: CBS2’s 1/17 Monday Morning Forecast
The “aggressive” bees then dispersed throughout Martis, Elizabeth, Rose, Refy, Armstrong and Maple avenues.READ MORE: New Yorkers Urged To Stay Off Roads As Wintry Mix Moves Through Region
The homeowner that ran the bee colony was repeatedly stung and had to be rescued by police, 1010 WINS’ Glenn Schuck reported. Police were stung, as well.MORE NEWS: Exclusive: Witness Describes 'Surreal' Deadly Subway Push In Times Square
Authorities asked residents in the area to stay inside with their doors and windows closed.