Black bear spotted in Poweshiek County
POWESHIEK COUNTY, Iowa (CBS2/FOX28) —
A black bear has recently been seen roaming eastern Iowa.
Deputies from the Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office and a state game warden officer have spotted a black bear southeast of Montezuma Tuesday night around 6:30 p.m.
Authorities say that the bear has no signs of aggressive behavior and isn’t a threat to the public, but says to keep your distance and leave it alone.
If you see the bear, you’re asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 641-623-5679 or the state game warden at 641-660-0741.