Photo of bear cub near 4600 block of Scott Avenue Oct. 18.                                Facebook photo

Photo of bear cub near 4600 block of Scott Avenue Oct. 18. Facebook photo

Public asked to be on lookout for bear cub

Norhtern Lights Animal Shelter on its way here to capture baby bruin in Scott Avenue area.

Residents in the Scott Avenue area are asked to call conservation if they see what is believed to be an abandoned bear cub.

Northern Lights Animal Shelter is coming from Smithers to capture the bear cub on Scott Avenue, said Sgt. Tracy Walbauer of the conservation service, early this afternoon.

Comments on Facebook yesterday indicated people had spotted the bear cub and included a photo of the wet bruin.

Anyone who sees the bear is asked to call the Report All Poachers and Polluters hotline at 1-877-952-7277.