Reported a bear on the bike path

1223499(SHERBROOKE) A bear was sighted, early Wednesday afternoon in the area of ​​the bike path between Bishop’s and mine .. Capelton

cyclists traffic we had to ban a part of the section called the axis of the Massawippi, reports Samuel Ducharme, spokesman Sherbrooke Police Service (SPS).

“Bear told us that went after people, he notes. The event occurred around 13h. ”

“People of Destination Sherbrooke were requested on site. They blocked the bike path. ”

The Directorate for the Protection of the Estrie wildlife was notified and had to go there, says Ducharme.

The person in charge of communications at the office of the wildlife protection in Sherbrooke was not available.

In Capelton mine, management confirmed not to have heard of the unwanted presence of the wild animal.

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