Large black bear captured in South Lebanon Township


LEBANON, Pa. (WHTM) — Police officers and state game wardens captured a large black bear in South Lebanon Township on Wednesday morning.

South Lebanon police said they assisted the Pennsylvania Game Commission in tranquilizing the bear after it wandered into the area of Prescott Road and Birch Road, just down the road from Prescott Community Fire Company.

Officials estimate the bear weighed between 450 and 500 pounds.

Game wardens safely relocated the animal to a less populated area.

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