Local residents at the Pilea-Chortiatis municipality, east of Thessaloniki city, were warned about a rogue bear that was spotted roaming the region on Wednesday.

According to the municipality’s announcement, eye-witnesses saw the animal right below the radar on the path to Kissos, in the Makedonomachon area, near the park of Agia Paraskevi.

Should local residents spot the animal near them, noted the municipality, they are urged to inform the Pilea-Chortiatis police station 24/7.

With the animal’s safety in mind, it was added, other services informed of its whereabouts include the Thessaloniki Forestry Authority, the Hellenic Police and the deputy regional.

Source: AMNA