Black bear crashes birthday party

Children kept away from bear during party

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - A black bear was removed from an Orlando neighborhood after he crashed a toddler's birthday party Saturday.


Florida Fish and Wildlife officers shot a tranquilizer dart at the bear and loaded him into a pick up truck behind a home on Pinto Way.


About thirty minutes before he was caught, the bear walked into a child's birthday party.


"We kept the kids away because they don't know about the dangers with the bears," said Yvette Picasso.


Trisha Hamley says she saw the bear on Thursday.


"The bear was leaning over my fence looking into my yard, he was eating acorns," Hamley said.


FWC officers on scene tell Local 6 they will most likely transport the bear to the Ocala National Forest.

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