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CPW finds, tranquilizes bear spotted running through Broomfield neighborhood

The bear was spotted multiple times wandering around a Broomfield neighborhood on Monday.

BROOMFIELD, Colo. — After a more than 12-hour search, wildlife officers with Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) have found and tranquilized a bear spotted in a Broomfield neighborhood Monday. 

The bear will be relocated, CPW said at around 7:30 p.m. 

According to a Facebook post by the Broomfield Police Department, the bear was first spotted shortly before 6:30 a.m. in the city's Anthem Highlands neighborhood. 

A few hours later, the bear was spotted again near the intersection of Indian Peaks Parkway and Lowell Boulevard, the post says. 

Credit: Broomfield Police Department

CPW asked residents to secure their trash cans and keep small pets on leashes. 

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