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Bear captured in Southern California neighborhood

May 31, 2018
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In this Wednesday, May 30, 2018 photo provided by the Ventura Police Department, Ventura police officer Kyle Halverson kneels next to a tranquilized bear that was captured in Ventura, Calif. Police say the 250-pound male bear was spotted Wednesday afternoon in the city of Ventura. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service was summoned and the bear was tranquilized before being taken to a wooded area north of the city. (Ventura Police Department via AP)
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In this Wednesday, May 30, 2018 photo provided by the Ventura Police Department, Ventura police officer Kyle Halverson kneels next to a tranquilized bear that was captured in Ventura, Calif. Police say the 250-pound male bear was spotted Wednesday afternoon in the city of Ventura. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service was summoned and the bear was tranquilized before being taken to a wooded area north of the city. (Ventura Police Department via AP)

VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — A bear found in a Southern California neighborhood has been captured and relocated.

Police say the 250-pound male bear was spotted Wednesday afternoon in the city of Ventura.

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife was summoned and the bear was tranquilized before being taken to a wooded area north of the city.

Police posted photos of the sleeping bear on the department’s Facebook page.

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This story has been corrected to show the state, not federal, wildlife agency was summoned.

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