ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The Albemarle County Police Department says a bear that had its head stuck in a piece of trash has been rescued.

The bear was initially seen in the area of Route 20, not far from Vintage Market, earlier this week.

It was reportedly seen again near Scottsville Road on Friday.

ACPD officers were able to get the piece of trash, which was a ball, off the animal’s head.

The bear reportedly ran off into the woods once the ball was removed.