BARTLETT, Tenn. — Bartlett Police have confirmed a small bear was spotted in the city limits.
The animal was caught on surveillance video near the intersection of Billy Maher and Old Brownsville Road around 1 p.m. Tuesday.
He was seen heading west towards unincorporated Shelby County.
“If you see or come in contact with this animal, please keep in mind, this is a wild animal and should not be approached,” the department posted on their Facebook page.
If seen inside the city of Bartlett, you can call Bartlett Police at (901) 385-5555. If seen outside the city limits, call the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office at (901) 222-5500.