UPDATE | Bear in downtown Ottawa tranquilized
A small black bear has been tranquilized in a backyard in Ottawa's ByWard Market.
The bear spent four hours in a tree located in the backyard of a home.
The bear was tranquilized by NCC Conservation Officers around 8:30 a.m.
Ottawa Fire was being called in to help get the bear out of the tree.
Officials estimate the bear is 18 months to 2-years-old.
It's unclear how the bear was able to wander into the market.