Another bear sighting reported in VB

Black bear spotted on the side of I-264 at Birdneck Road on June 10, 2014. (Photo credit: Seymour Lopez)

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – Another black bear has been spotted in Virginia Beach, according to dispatch.

Supervisor Conti with Virginia Beach Dispatch told the bear was spotted Tuesday in the area of Hope Avenue and North Birdneck Road. The bear ended up between Interstate 264 and the 1400 block of Old Virginia Beach Road.

The bear went back into the woods and was not able to be caught. Anyone who sees the bear is asked to call 757-385-5000.

It’s the second black bear to be spotted in the city in less than a week. Friday, one was captured along Dolphin Road.


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