HAMBURG, NY — Hamburg Police are warning residents to keep an eye out for bears.

Police say a resident sent them a picture of a young cub in the area of Rogers Road taken Thursday night.

Residents are reminded to keep their property clear of food, and if you see a bear, keep you distance.

If there is an emergency involving a bear, Hamburg Police tell residents to call 911 or their non-emergency number: 716-648-5111 ext 0.

Here are tips from the NYS DEC on how to deal with bears: https://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/6995.html