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Police: Bear Seen Roaming Streets of Hillsborough

Animal spotted in area of Beekman Lane, Triangle Road and Auten Road.

A black bear has been spotted in the area of Beekman Lane, Triangle Road and Auten Road, said.

According to a Nixle alert released Tuesday night at about 9 p.m., police said the bear was seen roaming in the area. There were no reports of aggression, police said.

No further information was released.

BDVideo May 16, 2012 at 05:06 AM
Now I feel a little silly that I complained about the squirrels and the deer moving into my neighborhood. Now it's bears. Great. I guess with global warming and rising oceans, the sharks will be here next...
Thomas Auzinger May 16, 2012 at 05:50 AM
Squirrels, and deer, and bears, oh my!
Curt Carnes May 16, 2012 at 11:36 AM
So, remember to pack your .44 Mag if you go out for a walk. Oh wait, this is Jersey where the powers to be pay no attention to the 2nd amendment, (or for that matter the rest of the Constitution) so no guns allowed. Well then I guess you’ll just have to pack your cell phone and call 911. Good Luck with that!
Curt Carnes May 16, 2012 at 11:41 AM
Yea, but think how valuable your then beach front property will be! LOL
Tina Greco May 16, 2012 at 01:03 PM
Any update on the bear?
Steve May 16, 2012 at 01:10 PM
I reported a bear in my backyard two weeks ago, i even got some blurry "big foot" style photos of it, lol
Steve May 16, 2012 at 01:13 PM
I uploaded a photo to patch, the date was 4/23/12, not 2/23/12 :-) http://hillsborough.patch.com/pics#photo-9705138
Dennies May 16, 2012 at 01:59 PM
Any updates on Bear ??
Barbara Simms May 17, 2012 at 11:22 AM
A baby black was spotted on Brook Drive in Hillsborough Wednesday morning
Jodi May 19, 2012 at 05:20 PM
Just the fact that being allowed or NOT to have a gun in NJ was brought up, makes me glad I live in NJ! Maybe you live in the wrong state. I'd rather come in contact with someone carrying a cell phone than a gun!

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