EAST BRUNSWICK - A 2-year-old bear spotted in a tree in East Brunswick has been tranquilized and relocated.

Officials say the bear was first seen near a home on Main Street near Old Stage Road. It was later seen by police in a wooded area. The bear was finally captured at around 2:30 p.m. on Dobson Road.

Authorities say the bear was previously tagged and will be relocated to a sanctuary in Hunterdon County.