Bear captured after roaming Richmond public housing project

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Authorities have captured a black bear that roamed around a public housing project in Richmond.

Richmond police advised residents of Mosby Court and visitors to be cautious after the bear was spotted early Tuesday morning.

Police tell media outlets that the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries tranquilized and captured the bear around 2 a.m. Tuesday.

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