PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police are warning residents in Philadelphia and Montgomery County to be on the lookout for a bear after receiving reports of sightings.
Chubby’s Fox Chase Deli took a photo of the animal which you can see crossing a tree limb on Pine Road and Shady Lane right on the border of Philadelphia and Abington Township.READ MORE: Pennsylvania US Senate Race Between Republicans Mehmet Oz, Dave McCormick Too Close To Call
A deli employee says he sounded the alarm when he saw the bear.READ MORE: Parties Pick State Lawmakers To Be Lieutenant Gov Candidates
“I was a little frightened because I’m not used to seeing a bear, so it was something new,” eyewitness Hafuz Tahiraj said. “It was big, I’d say about 350 pounds, it was a cub though, it was a smaller one.”
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