Bear climbs tree in residential Metuchen area

Crews are working to get a bear down from a tree on Maple Avenue in Metuchen.Residents living in the area say the bear quickly scaled

METUCHEN - Crews are working to get a bear down from a tree on Maple Avenue in Metuchen.

Residents living in the area say the bear quickly scaled the tree before resting on three tree branches about 50 feet high.

Police say state agencies won't tranquilize the bear since he is above their height limit.

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