Moose on the Loose in Southington

Friday, Jun 20, 2014  |  Updated 11:50 PM EDT
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Families across Southington on are the lookout after several moose sightings over the past couple of days.

Families across Southington on are the lookout after several moose sightings over the past couple of days.

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Moose on the Loose in Southington

Southington police are asking residents to be cautious because a moose is on the loose in town. The police department shared this video from William Perry.
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There's a moose on the loose in Southington!

Police are warning drivers to be careful after a giant moose was spotted roaming around town.

There have been multiple moose sightings in Southington over the past couple days.

Most recently, it was seen near the center of town and the west side of town, police said.

Moose sightings in Connecticut have increased from an average of four per year in the 1990s to 69 in 2007, according to the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

If you see a moose, don't approach it.

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