Bear sighting put Sierra Vista school on temporary lockdown - Tucson News Now

Bear sighting put Sierra Vista school on temporary lockdown

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(Source: Arizona Game and Fish Department) (Source: Arizona Game and Fish Department)
SIERRA VISTA, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Wildlife workers are relocating a loose bear in Sierra Vista.

Someone spotted it around 6:15 a.m. at Camino del Norte and Foothills Drive.

Pueblo del Sol School went on lockdown as a precaution.

Police followed the bear until it went up a tree. Eventually, animal control and Fish and Game workers shot it with a tranquilizer dart to get it down.

They're taking it to a new home.

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