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Bear sightings reported in Town of Cheektowaga

Posted at 3:10 PM, Jun 08, 2020

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Cheektowaga Police Department is spreading the word about a number of recent bear sightings in and around the town.

The most recent sighting, according to police, happened June 6. A post on the department's Facebook page says the animal was spotted in the area of the Cheektowaga and Depew border near the intersection of Sable Palm and George Urban Blvd.

If you want to report a bear sighting, have a bear complaint, or a question please contact the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation wildlife office at: 716-379-6402.