Bear Spotted In CNY

The Rome Police Department received a call for a bear in the city Wednesday night. It is confirmed the bear was located on North James Street. The bear eventually climbed a tree in the picture below behind Saint Peters Church. The DEC was contacted and they stated to avoid contact with the bear and the bear will come down from the tree and go back into his natural environment. Police are advising if the bear is spotted please avoid any contact and call the DEC.


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