Update: Bear cub sighting in Suffolk

Posted at 12:33 PM, Jul 09, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-09 15:20:03-04


Another bear was reported to Suffolk Emergency Communications around 11 a.m.

A team comprised of an animal control officer, two biologists from the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries and several police officers responded to the residential neighborhood of College Square off of Bradford Drive where a young, male bear was spotted.

The team successfully tranquilized and removed the injured animal from a tree around 2 p.m.

SUFFOLK– A black bear cub was seen wandering around Suffolk this morning.

Police were called to a residential neigborhood around the 6000 block of Old College Dr., after receiving reports of the sighting.

The bear cub retreated back into the woods without incident.

Jennifer Hunt