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Hartford residents asked to be 'bear aware,' as a bear is seen walking city streets

The bear was seen near Sisson Avenue and Capitol Avenue Monday by residents.

Do you hear that Hartford? Bears.

A bear was seen walking around Sisson Avenue Monday. DEEP Conservation Police responded to the area but were unable to locate the animal. 

Residents say that they also saw the bear also near Capitol Avenue as well. 

DEEP said the area is wooded and possible the bear returned to the woods. Anyone who sees a black bear is encouraged to call DEEP’s Wildlife Division at 860-424-3011 or report it online by clicking here