Shoppers at a grocery store in Los Angeles had a terrifying moment when they spotted a bear strolling through aisles of the shop. The young bear's visit to the store on Saturday morning was caught on camera.

Actress Tisha Campbell was one of the shoppers who noticed the animal at a Ralph’s store, which is located in the Porter Ranch suburban neighborhood of Los Angeles. She even posted a video of the encounter on Instagram.

According to witnesses, the furry animal had wandered into the store. It was later shooed out by employees, reported Fox News.

Commenting on the video that featured the bear, David Balen of the Porter Ranch neighborhood council said that it was amazing, according to CBS Los Angeles. He felt glad that none of the shoppers or employees came in contact with the bear, and that anything could have happened.

Following the bear sighting, no injuries were reported. Balen also posted video and pictures of the bear's visit to the store on Facebook. Giving an update about the animal, he wrote, "After fleeing the scene, the bear was missing in action until found hiding under a trailer on the north east corner of Walmart."

Before authorities could reach the 120-pound bear, the animal was hiding under a trailer. Later, the animal was tranquilized and was taken to a safe area.

Lt. Jake Coombs, an officer with the Department of Fish and Wildlife, said, “It was decided that the best route for not only public safety, but also for the bear itself was to chemically immobilize the animal, which we were successful in doing." He informed that the animal was transported to the Angeles National Forest.

It seems like there are more bears in the area as some people reportedly said that they saw three bears.

Meanwhile, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife has alerted people via a tweet to keep their eyes open for a young and injured bear that was bandaged. It had escaped from the Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care Facility. The animal was being treated for burns suffered in the Tamarack Fire.

Netizens are concerned about the young animal. One Twitter user hopes the little one is found soon.

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