ALERT CENTER: Bear spotted outside Monroe restaurant

John Jackson says he was bartending the lunch shift at Captain's Table when he spotted a large black bear who wanted to stop by for lunch.

News 12 Staff

Aug 20, 2022, 3:07 AM

Updated 638 days ago

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A bear was spotted outside a restaurant in Monroe.
John Jackson says he was bartending the lunch shift at Captain's Table when he spotted a large black bear who wanted to stop by for lunch.
The bear even rummaged through the trash.
Jackson says he took selfies with the bear.
Despite what seemed like a harmless encounter, there are some conservationists who say the number of bear sightings that are happening may not be a great environmental sign.
Conservationists urge residents not to get close if they see a bear.


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