Black Bear Sighting in Corner Brook Area

Residents in the Corner Brook are advised to be on the look put for a black bear.

A black bear was sighted in a residential area in Corner Brook.

On Wednesday Police and Provincial Wildlife officers responded to Pratt Street in Corner Brook after numerous sightings of a black bear observed on residential properties on that street.

There were other sightings reported of the bear on the Lewin Parkway near Tower Road during this time period.

The bear has not been located. A bear trap has been set up in the Lewin Parkway area in close vicinity of Pratt Street and Elizabeth Street area.

Residents in the area are advised to secure residential garbage until the appropriate garbage collection time and remind the general public to remain away from the bear trap.