Bear found walking around University of Tennessee campus

State News

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Around four Sunday morning Lieutenant Doty with the University of Tennessee Police Department notified TWRA Wildlife that there was bear making its way through campus.

The bear got stuck inside Lindsey Nelson Stadium. Sargent Roy Smith with TWRA and Wildlife Officer Jeff Roberson responded to the scene and were able to tranquilize and remove the bear.

The bear will be transported to a more suitable habitat and released.

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