Four bears spotted in Bonney Lake this morning
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
It was reported around 5:15 a.m. Wednesday, April 20 that a homeowner had spotted four bears in their backyard in the 10600 block of 189th, according to a tweet from the Bonney Lake Police Department.
Reports indicate the four bears to be a mama bear and her three cubs.
The Funnel Creek trail is closed and Bonney Lake police urged residents to use caution and stay away from bears if seen.
They also ask that if you see any bears, to call 911 and report your location.
Fish and Wildlife had been notified and officers were on the way to assist BLPD.
At the time of this post, there is no new information regarding the location of these bears or if Fish and Wildlife officers have arrived on scene yet.
Continue to check back with the Courier-Herald for updates.
Click here to see one of the tweets from the Bonney Lake police. This tweet includes a surveillance camera still of the bears in the homeowner’s backyard.
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