WATCH | Bear spotted running around Avon Park

Bear spotted near motel in Avon Park
Posted at 11:56 AM, Jul 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-17 18:15:59-04

Highlands County deputies captured and relocated a bear that was running around Avon Park.




The bear was spotted Monday morning in the area of US-27 and Alton Street in Avon Park.

A map of the bear's travels was released by Highlands County Sheriff's Office.

According to a post by the sheriff's office, the bear was resting under an oak tree in the area.