ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - Two more bears were caught in northeast Albuquerque Wednesday morning.
One bear was spotted just before 7 a.m. near Juan Tabo and Spain, it was a smaller bear.
APD treed the bear and Game and Fish tranquilized the bear and removed it.
The other bear was spotted around 7:30 a.m. near an APS bus stop where children were waiting to be picked up for school.
A neighbor was concerned for their welfare, but the bear did not want to be around them any more than they wanted to be around it.
“They were able to get it up into a tree here at the 12500 block of holly and once it was up in the tree game and fish responded and they were able to tranquilize the bear and
Safely collect him,” Sgt. Aaron Williamson said.
There has been an increase of bear sightings in recent days in the northeast heights.
Most of them have been first timers and have been tagged and released.
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