Silver Spring warns trick-or-treaters of bear sighting

Police in Silver Spring Township, Cumberland County are notifying parents of trick or treaters that a black bear has been spotted in the area.

A resident reported the bear sighting in the area of Houston Drive at around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to police. The bear was gone when officers arrived.

Houston Drive is located in the Sample Bridge/Interstate 81 area of the township.

Police said bear sightings are not that unusual in the area, but they wanted to make parents aware of this sighting so that they could take whatever precautions are necessary.

The township's Trick or Treat Night is this evening.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s