Bear sighting in Upper Allen Township


Residents in Upper Allen township reported to police that a black bear was spotted in the first block of Winding Hills Drive on June 15.

According to police, a similar sighting was reported in the area the day before and say there. So far there are no reports of the bear being hostile or aggressive towards people. Police ask residents to move trash containers and bird feeders inside.

Police are also asking anyone who sees the bear to not approach it or attempt to confine it in any way.

The Upper Allen Township police is working with the PA Game Commission and ask residents to call 717-238-9676 regarding any additional sighting.