Updated: 10:45am Thursday
FAIRFIELD, NJ - The Fairfield Police Department advised the public that a large black bear was spotted in the Big Piece Road area on Wednesday afternoon, and on Horseneck Road on Thursday morning.
Fairfield Deputy Chief Anthony Manna commented,
Police released a list of advice from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Agency’s website which instructs on how to proceed when encountering a bear.
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Agency Bear Facts
If you encounter a black bear in your neighborhood or outdoors while hiking or camping, follow these common-sense safety tips.
"While it is perfectly appropriate for residents seeing a bear
Fairfield Police Department
Fairfield Deputy Police Chief Anthony Manna
230 Fairfield Road
Fairfield, NJ 07004