Black Bear Sighted on Dwight Street, Police Say
Bear has been seen a few times in the area recently.
A black bear was seen on a Dwight Street resident's property Saturday at about 9 p.m., police said.
Authorities said that they have received a few reports of a bear in the area in the past few days.
The bear reportedly has not been bothering anybody or been aggressive towards people, police said.
It is not too uncommon to see bears in Wayne.
Last year. a bear climbed up a tree in the front yard of a Black Oak Ridge Road property. The bear stayed there for a few hours before it came down and ran towards Route 23. A Wayne Police ranger attempted to lure that bear out of the tree using doughnuts.
Residents who see a bear in their yard or near homes should contact the Wayne Police Department at 973-694-0600.