UPDATE: Black Bear - Sedated And Contained - No Public Safety Concern.

Officers from SERM have sedated and contained the bear. Police are clearing the scene. There is no further public safety concern.

Police are currently in the 2900 block of Miners Ave., where a black bear is being contained in a tree. Police are asking that pedestrian traffic find another route and motorist stay vigilant in the area and watch for the direction of officers. Personnel from Saskatchewan Environment and Resource Management (SERM) are on the way to assist.

(Occurrence Number: 17-53392)