Bear sighting near Union College campus

Bear spotted near Union College

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Police and students at Union College are on the lookout for a bear.

The bear was spotted overnight running down the street at around 3:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

Police say ENCON was notified but do not feel they need to send someone out at this time.

In a statement, Union College says it was made aware of the bear sighting near campus. A search of the grounds by Campus Safety did not locate any bear.

Anyone who spots the bear should stay away and contact police.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Download our news app

Get it on Google Play