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NYPD beekeepers called to remove 2,000 bees from Manhattan restaurant

June 27 (UPI) -- The New York Police Department said its beekeepers division was dispatched to a midtown Manhattan eatery over the weekend to remove 2,000 bees.

"The [bees] will now be relocated to an area where their pollenating skills will be put to good use," the official NYPD Twitter feed said Sunday.

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Photos show the bees clustered at the corner of the roof of a Times Square restaurant's outdoor seating area.

Last month, the NYPD beekeepers removed 8,000 honeybees from 3 World Trade Center in downtown Manhattan and relocated them without incident to an apple orchard.

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