Basalt police chase bear |

Basalt police chase bear

Aspen Times Staff Report
Vail, CO Colorado
Scott Condon/Aspen TimesBear eluded police and climbed a tree in the Sopris Village subdivision in El Jebel Friday morning.

EL JEBEL, Colorado ” A black bear that has been poking around west Basalt and El Jebel in recent weeks scampered up a tree after eluding Basalt police officers Friday morning.

Police called the Colorado Division of Wildlife for possible relocation of the bruin.

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