05/22/2013 10:36 am ET | Updated May 22, 2013

Bear Chase In Southern California (VIDEO)

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A bear startled some horses Wednesday morning when it decided to stroll through Sun Valley, Calif.

"The bear has been climbing fences and roaming through residences' back yards," NBC Southern California reports.

Police responded to the situation. KTLA reports that the black bear, "which had a tag on its right ear, was spotted shortly after 6 a.m." local time.

“We still don’t have eyes on it,” Los Angeles police Sgt. Thomas Wunsch told the Los Angeles Times. “Officers are going to hopefully tranquilize it.”

UPDATE: The bear has been tranquilized and loaded into a truck, according to NBC Southern California.


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