Bear spotted on US 501

iwitness photo (Emily McFarland)

June 22, 2010 9:00:00 PM PDT
A bear sighting in Person County has residents on alert.A photo of the wild animal was taken Tuesday along US 501.

The sheriff says there have been several reports of a bear roaming the area around Hyco Lake from time to time.

Authorities say there hasn't been any complaints, so animal control has not been called to hunt it down.

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