Update: Bear Safely Captured in South Campus

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Updated 8:30 a.m. June 4: Police report the bear has been safely captured. State Fish and Wildlife officers evaluated the bear and took it away in a trailer.

Bear activity this morning (June 4) at the south edge of the main campus, along Old Davis Road near the Hyatt Place hotel, has police asking people to avoid the area if on foot. The road remained open.

UC Davis police and the state Department of Fish and Wildlife are on the scene. A WarnMe message went out about 8 a.m. advising that a bear had been spotted in the area of the Solano Apartments, and that the bear was headed west toward the UC Davis Arboretum. Wildlife officers are attempting to capture the bear safely.