Multiple bear sightings reported in Easton
EASTON, Conn. (AP) — Multiple bear sightings have been reported in southwestern Connecticut.
Police say five people called in to report bears in Easton Thursday between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. The callers all said they saw a bear calmly walking through their yards.
Another caller reported seeing a black bear cross the street in Easton Friday around 7:20 a.m.
The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection says 20 bear sightings have been reported in Easton between June 2017 and May 2018.