NEWTON (CBS) – A bear that became the talk of the city has left Newton.

The young black bear was initially spotted wandering around the area of Centre Street Tuesday and early Wednesday.

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The bear was found and captured Wednesday night. (Photo credit: Environmental Police)

It was tranquilized and captured just after 8 p.m. Wednesday by Environmental Police.

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The bear was safely tranquilized. (Photo credit: Environmental Police)

They took the bear to Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in Grafton for an evaluation.

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The bear was taken to Tufts in Grafton. (Photo credit: Environmental Police)

There has been no comment from Newton Police.

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