Bear seen roaming Oro Valley neighborhood

A bear was seen roaming near Vistoso Commerce and Oracle Road in Oro Valley, police said on...
A bear was seen roaming near East Vistoso Commerce Loop Road and North Oracle Road in Oro Valley, police said on Tuesday, Nov. 8.(Oro Valley Police Department)
Published: Nov. 8, 2022 at 1:31 PM MST
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ORO VALLEY, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Authorities in Oro Valley are advising people to be on the lookout for a bear that was seen in the area.

Police took a photo of the bear near East Vistoso Commerce Loop Road and North Oracle Road.

According to Arizona Game and Fish on Tuesday, Nov. 8, the bear was seen overnight in a bank parking lot on East Rancho Vistoso Boulevard and Oracle.

If you see any bear do not approach it and call 623-236-7201 as soon as safely possible. If you encounter a bear make noise and wave your arms. Be sure to secure any outdoor food sources.

Bears are foraging now before bedding down for winter.