Tagged, yearling bear escapes Montana WILD

According to Lt. Cory Bailey with the Helena Police Department, Montana WILD has reported that a small, yearling bear with a green ear tag escaped from the rehab center during the night.

It is unknown where the bear is at this time, and Fish, Wildlife and Parks, along with animal control officials are are looking for it.

If someone sees this bear, they are asked to contact FWP at 444-2535, or Montana WILD at 444-9944. Do not approach the animal, just report the location so officials can recapture it safely.