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Bear warning issued in Stevensville area

Posted: 11:30 AM, Jun 03, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-03 13:30:04-04

STEVENSVILLE – Local officials are issuing a warning in Stevensville following a weekend sighting of a bear.

The Stevensville Police Department issued a warning Sunday that a black bear cub was seen in the area of the fishing access.

Cubs are almost always accompanied by their mother and authorities note that a sow with a cub can be dangerous.

Anyone who spots a bear in the Stevensville area is asked to contact Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks or the Stevensville Police Department at (406)  777-3011.

People should not approach the cub.