Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Black Bear Sighting in Mosby Court

June 30, 2015
The Richmond Police Department is advising residents and visitors in the area of Mosby Court to use caution as an adult black bear was spotted there early Tuesday morning.

The bear was initially sighted by a citizen at 11 p.m. June 29 in the 1800 block of Rogers Street. It was last seen just after midnight in a wooded area near the intersection of Coalter and Redd streets.

Police are asking citizens to keep their distance from the bear and stress not to approach it for any reason. Animal Control and the Game Warden have been notified.
Anyone who has a sighting of the bear is encouraged to call the Richmond Police non-emergency line at 804-646-5100.