RAW VIDEO: 'Bear Watch' on the Springs' east side!

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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: