Police Help Rescue Bear From Provo Neighborhood

A bear was rescued Tuesday afternoon after being spotted in a Provo neighborhood. Photo Courtesy: Provo Police Department

PROVO, Utah, July 12, 2016 (Gephardt Daily) — Police in Provo got to help with a “beary” different kind of rescue in one of their neighborhoods Tuesday afternoon.

Officers with the Provo Police Department were called to a bear sighting at 1:25 p.m. from a neighborhood near the foothills on Mile High Drive.

When police and animal control officers arrived, they located the bear, which had climbed into a tree.

The Division of Wildlife Resources agents were able to tranquilize the bear and get it safely out of the tree.

The bear was expected to be released in a non-urban environment.


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