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West Side Bear, May 7

Police and wildlife officials waited for a net before trying to remove a bear from a tree in a playground near Saint Marie Church on Manchester's West Side. (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER)
A black bear in a tree at a daycare playground on the north side of St. Marie Church in Manchester on Monday morning was anesthetized and moved by state wildlife officials.  (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER)
A Fish & Game officer climbs a ladder and reaches for the bear moments before it drops into a net after wandering into a West Side playground and climbing a tree on Monday morning in Manchester. (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER)
Police and wildlife officials waited for a net before trying to remove a bear from a tree in a playground near Saint Marie Church on Manchester's West Side. (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER)
A bear drops into a net after wandering into a West Side playground and climbing a tree on Monday morning in Manchester. (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER)
Fish and Game, Manchester police and firefighters carry the tranquilized bear from a West Side playground on Monday. It is being relocated to a tract in the Lakes Region. (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER)
Onlookers watch as the bear capture unfolds at a playground near Ste. Marie Church in Manchester on Monday morning. (MARK HAYWARD/UNION LEADER)
The bear rests with a cloth over its head after being captured from up a tree at a West Side playground on Monday morning in Manchester. (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER)
A tranquilized bear lies in a cage on a trailer on Manchester's West Side, awaiting transport to the Lakes Region Monday morning. (MARK HAYWARD/UNION LEADER)