July 13, 2014
The Upper Allen Police Department has again received numerous calls in reference to a black bear cub roaming through Township neighborhoods. Today the bear cub has mainly been reported in the area of Mayfield Drive as well as the Cemetery at the corner of Gettyburg Pike and E. Winding Hill Road. The latest reported sighting was at 1:00 PM. The PA Game Commission has been contacted about these recent sightings and will placing a bear containment system in the area in an attempt to capture the cub and move it to an appropriate habitat.
The PA Game Commission will be the agency responsible for the capture and removal of any black bear found in the Township, however the Upper Allen Police encourage citizens to contact the police department with any additional sightings and information.
The Upper Allen Police Department can be contacted at 717-238-9676 regarding any additional sightings or safety concerns.