COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - It was a "beary" exciting Thursday on the Springs' east side after an unexpected visitor decided to go out for a late morning stroll.
Neighbors were captivated by the young bear roaming east of downtown -- not the typical area to spot the animal!
The saga unfolded over 90 minutes as the young black bear toured a neighborhood near Circle and Galley, managing to stay one step ahead of wildlife officers.
Its journey came to an end after Park and Wildlife officers cornered it in a tree and shot it with a tranquilizing dart.
Once the bear wakes up from its nap, it will be relocated in the Colorado wilderness.
"Bear Watch 2019:" can be viewed below: