Black Bear Spotted in Wethersfield Relocated

A black bear that was spotted roaming the area of Collier Road in Wethersfield on Thursday has been moved to more suitable accommodations.

Crews from the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection responded after the bear was reported in the 100-200 block of Collier Road around 6:30 p.m. Thursday, tranquilized the animal and relocated it.

If you happen to see a bear, do not approach it. Walk away slowly or make your presence known by shouting or waving your arms. Never try to attract or feed them.

You can report bear sightings to the DEEP Wildlife Division at 860-675-8130.

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