Wisconsin Police Warn Public to Beware of Roaming Black Bear

Police in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, warned members of the public to beware of a black bear roaming around the town on Tuesday, May 21.

Footage released via Facebook shows a black bear strolling across Boyd Park, in Eau Claire.

As well as the park, police said the bear was spotted around Starr Avenue, Omaha Street, Mount Tom.

Police said most black bears just wander through and generally don’t cause danger.

“Fatal black bear attacks are extremely rare. The best way to avoid any issues with the black bear(s) is to not feed them. Please put away your garbage, or food left outside,” police wrote. Credit: Eau Claire Police Department via Storyful