Jun 15

Bear Sighting in Residential Neighborhood

June 15, 2014

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On June 15, 2014 at approximately 10:45 AM, the Upper Allen Township Police received a report of a black bear in the 1st block of the Winding Hill Drive. Similar black bear sightings have been reported in the area Cumberland Parkway and Gettysburg Pike within the last 24 hours. There have been no reports of the bear being hostile or aggressive towards any person at this time.

Residents are asked to move trash containers and bird feeders inside, so as not to attract bears. If a bear is seen, do not approach the bear or attempt to confine the bear in any way. The Upper Allen Police Department is working cooperatively with the PA Game Commission and residents are asked to call the Upper Allen Police Department at 717-238-9676 regarding any additional sightings.