UPDATED: 6:05 p.m.
Pennsylvania Game Warden Jerry Czech who joined pursuit and saw the bear says he believes the 200-pound black bear is likely the same one that was spotted in Delaware County the past few days.
That bait? Day-old donuts and chocolate.
Authorities say the animal was hit with a tranquilizer dart, but it appears to have brushed off the dart and has moved further intotthe woods since its earlier jaunt in the city.
Chris, trapped in a cafe with a KYW Newsradio reporter, said he saw the bear while getting his morning coffee.
"The bear looked like he was in the parking lot off 14th Street. And then he ran across DuPont Street, ran down the sidewalk on DuPont street, and dove into the back yards."
Delaware State Police say there were three bear sightings on Wednesday between 3 a.m. and 7 a.m. near the Pennsylvania/Delaware border in the North Wilmington Area.
The first was near the I-95/I-495 split, and then again at Manor Avenue and Philadelphia Pike, and the third was along I-95 at Concord Pike.
On Manor Avenue, where there's a school, bank and cheesesteak shop on one side of Philadelphia Pike, and shops and an apartment complex on the other, Suzane Crist-Smith waits for a bus.
"Very unique for this area," she said. "It kind of scared me, because I walk home in the dark, and I’m like, 'What do I do?' I carry my pepper spray, but it's not gonna do any good with the bear."
Czech, who would very much like to answer that question, told CBS 3 that the animal is looking to eat.
"When it gets into a populated area, there are a lot of dumpsters, so it's like a buffet for a bear," he said.
So, he says, it's time to seal up those trash cans, or keep them indoors until it's time for them them to be picked up.
Officials urge people to call 911 if they see the animal.