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“Avoid area for traffic control at 4900 Rockwood Parkway NW. Bear running in area”

by Prince Of Petworth June 26, 2013 at 9:42 am 16 Comments

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@DCPoliceDept tweets:

“MPD FYI:Avoid area for traffic control at 4900 Rockwood Parkway NW. Bear running in area.//4014″

Update from MPD:

“Traffic Advisory 4900 blk of Rockwood Pkwy is clear & all lanes are open. The bear has been relocated to the Zoo by DC Animal Control.”

Saga continues! Update from Washington Humane Society on our facebook page:

“WHS Field Officers have safely tranquilized and captured the bear in NW DC. The bear is safe and sound. We are working with our DC Department of Health and Washington Metropolitan Police Dept. partners to transport and release the bear back into the wild. More details to come.”

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