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.READ MORE: Gabby Petito Search: Authorities Combing Wyoming Wilderness For Missing Woman, Fiancé's Whereabouts Remain Unknown
An off-duty police officer spotted it near Buttermilk Falls Trail Friday morning.READ MORE: Teen Stabbed To Death After Dutchess County High School Football Game, Former Student Charged
Eventually, the curious creature wandered through the neighborhood and checked out a backyard chicken coop.MORE NEWS: Man Accused Of Stealing FDNY Coat, Radio From Bronx Fire Station
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.