WEST NYACK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – There’s been a bear sighting in Rockland County and authorities say it’s on the hunt for a snack.

The large black bear was caught roaming around in West Nyack.

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An off-duty police officer spotted it near Buttermilk Falls Trail Friday morning.

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Eventually, the curious creature wandered through the neighborhood and checked out a backyard chicken coop.

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Residents are being warned to steer clear because it’s probably on the prowl for food. The bear reportedly did “some damage” to the resident’s coop.