WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) — The Washington Township Police Department is warning residents after a recent bear sighting in the Pembrook Road area.
The department wrote a Facebook post warning residents near the Greenwood Park and Ashton Leas developments.READ MORE: The Aztecs 'Slowly Crush You': CBS Sports' Randy Cross Previews Fresno State-#21 San Diego State, Other Matchups
“A resident of Pembrook Rd recently set up surveillance cameras to catch whoever has been stealing his Koi fish from his Koi pond,” the department wrote.Halloween 2021: Trick-Or-Treating Events In Philly-Area
The suspect, a medium-sized black bear, was spotted Tuesday. The animal sits around 300 pounds.MORE NEWS: Phil Murphy Holds Double-Digit Lead Over Challenger Jack Ciattarelli In New Jersey Governor Race, Poll Shows
The department said no one should get close to the bear and to keep children and pets out of wooded areas. Anyone who sees the bear should call police dispatch at 856-256-1212.