Bear hanging out in Pompton Lakes tree

A bear has been hanging out in the backyard of a home in Pompton Lakes. The big bear appears to be taking a break from

A bear has been hanging out in the backyard of a home in Pompton Lakes.

A bear has been hanging out in the backyard of a home in Pompton Lakes. (8/27/13)

POMPTON LAKES - A bear has been hanging out in the backyard of a home in Pompton Lakes.

The big bear appears to be taking a break from the heat high above in a tree

Neighbors say the bear has been hanging out there since about 9 a.m. Tuesday.

Officials say they are monitoring the situation and hoping the bear will come down on his own.
 

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