The black bear was sedated before it was removed from the tree.
(Hanover Municipal Police)
Police on Friday removed a young black bear from a tree outside a house in Hanover, Pennsylvania.
Hanover Fire and Rescue officials and the York County game warden helped the municipal police in the removal of the bear, which weighed approximately 100 pounds, according to Fox 43.
The police department says on Facebook that the bear roamed around in the vicinity of Hanover for the climbing and stay in the tree.
As soon as game warden Timothy Wenrich with the Pennsylvania Game Commission arrived on the scene, “the bear was tranquilized and safely lowered from the tree once the sedative effect,” the police department wrote.
The bear was later released on the “safe place,” the police said, although did not specify where.
The department reminded the residents of the “unpredictability of all wild animals,” noting that “it is normal at this time of the year for the young bears are forced away from their mother and left to their own territory.”
Madeline Farber is a Reporter for Fox News. You can follow her on Twitter @MaddieFarberUDK.