Large Black Bear Spotting In Highland Park

Black Bear in Highland Park
Photo credit Pittsburgh Public Safety

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - A large black bear has been spotted in the Highland Park neighborhood of Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh Public Safety says the bear is “calm (currently resting under a tree)” shortly after 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday.

Public Safety reminds people that the bear is a wild animal and is “unpredictable.”

They ask that you avoid the area if you are not already there and if you live in Highland Park, “get indoors.”

Multiple black bears have been spotted in the area recently.

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