Injured bear found hiding in backyard


— Connecticut officials have found an injured bear hiding in a backyard.

Police say they received several calls of bear sightings in West Hartford on Monday morning.

Environmental police say the bear appeared to have an injured paw from being caught in a trap.

Authorities say the bear was small and not aggressive.

Workers with the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection tranquilized the bear, and removed it from the area.


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