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Bear cub spotted in neighborhood near Blacksburg

By Web Staff, WDBJ7, news@wdbj7.com
Published On: Jul 26 2013 03:19:03 PM EDT
Updated On: Jul 26 2013 07:12:40 PM EDT

Neighbors have seen the cub around the Laurel Ridge neighborhood in Blacksburg. Officers from the department of Game and Inland Fisheries are trying to find the cub.

MONTGOMERY CO., Va. -

A bear cub has been spotted near Blacksburg.

We're told that this is an orphaned cub whose mother was likely hit by a car in a recent accident.

Officers from the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries are working to locate the cub and capture it.

It was last seen in the Laurel Ridge neighborhood in a mountainous section of Montgomery County near Blacksburg around 11:30 a.m. on Friday.