Bear spied in city Wednesday

Lisa Butkus of Bristol sent in this photograph a bear that visited her neighborhood between Ivy Drive School and Northeast Middle School on Wednesday around 3 p.m. Butkus reported the bear took the family’s suet feeder, went into the woods, and then returned.

This bear wandered into the backyard of a family in Bristol on Wednesday afternoon. COURTESY OF LISA BUTKUS

This bear wandered into the backyard of a family in Bristol on Wednesday afternoon.
COURTESY OF LISA BUTKUS