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Police: Black Bear, Cub Spotted In Ridgewood

Ridgewood Police respond to reports of a bear sighting Monday.
Ridgewood Police respond to reports of a bear sighting Monday. Photo Credit: Boyd A. Loving

RIDGEWOOD, N.J. — The Ridgewood Police Department are warning residents of a black bear and cub wandering near Valleau Cemetery Monday.

Police also responded to a home on Albin Court, where a bear was spotted in a resident's back yard.

Local schools have been notified.

"Please use caution and notify the police department if you need assistance," police said.

Ho-Ho-Kus police also received calls from residents near the intersection of Race Track and Arbor Roads, who spotted what is believed to be the same roving bear.

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