RAMAPO, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Police were called after a black bear was spotted wandering around Ramapo Tuesday.

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Officers from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation were able to catch up with the 1-year-old, 170 pound bear after it decided to climb a tree in someone’s backyard.

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They safely tranquilized the animal and released it in a remote area.

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