NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A beehive created a big buzz Tuesday in Midtown.
The hive attracted the attention of a crowd, along with the NYPD.READ MORE: 'Moulin Rouge! The Musical' Wins Big As Broadway Celebrates The 74th Annual Tony Awards
Video showed thousands of bees swarming a light pole at 47th Street and Sixth Avenue.
After years of dedicated service, Officer Mays from @NYPDBees retired yesterday. Det. Travis from @NYPDSpecialops has taken over the 'sting operations' and is already creating a buzz. A swarm of 10,000 bees was spotted near Times Square & were safely relocated pic.twitter.com/UiMQCQPTprREAD MORE: Police Seize 7 Vans Allegedly Used As Airbnb Rentals In Manhattan
— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) September 1, 2021
The NYPD said its longtime beekeeper retired Monday, but another detective took control of the situation.MORE NEWS: Woman Accused Of Telling Black Couple At Brooklyn Dog Park, 'Stay In Your Hood'
Police said the bees were safely relocated.