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200-Pound Black Bear Causes Stir In Yonkers

A black bear was found in a tree near the Bronx River Parkway in Yonkers Tuesday night.
A black bear was found in a tree near the Bronx River Parkway in Yonkers Tuesday night. Photo Credit: CBS 2 screen grab

YONKERS, N.Y. -- Yet another bear was spotted in Westchester County on Tuesday, this time near Desmond Avenue in Yonkers, according to CBS New York.

Officials found the 3-year-old black bear in a tree near the Bronx River Parkway. They were able to tranquilize the bear and will take it upstate to New Paltz for observation, CBS New York reported.

This is the third run-in with bears for Westchester County in the last two months. The first sighting was in Yorktown near Peter Pratt's Inn in early April . The second incident included authorities chasing the bear off of an alpaca farm , also located in Yorktown.

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