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Police Responded To A Black Bear Sighting on Lemington Avenue

Date: April 15, 2021
Incident Type: Black Bear Sighting
Location: Zone 5
Summary:

Pittsburgh Police Zone 5 officers were notified of a black bear sighting in the early morning hours of April 15.

The report came in of a black bear spotted on the 7300 block of Lemington Avenue.

Animal Care and Control has contacted the Pennsylvania Game Commission and the 9-1-1 center has also been advised.

Anyone who spots a bear is advised to leave it alone, refrain from feeding it, and call 9-1-1 with a last seen location.

Officers from Zone 5 are monitoring the area.


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews

2021-04-15
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov