Jul 12

Black Bear Cub Roams Upper Allen Neighborhoods

July 12, 2014

Upper Allen Police are currently receiving numerous reports of a black bear cub roaming through residential neighborhoods. The last reported sighting was at 2:30 PM on Broadmoor Drive near the Upper Allen Police Station and nearby neighborhoods of Graham Hills Apartments, Gray Place, Dartmouth Court and Wyncote Court.

There have been no reports of the bear being hostile or aggressive 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. Residents are asked to call the Upper Allen Police Department at 717-238-9676 regarding any additional sightings or concerns about public safety.