UPDATE: TWRA catches wild bear loose in Knoxville

The Knoxville 911 center has confirmed the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has captured a wild bear, formerly loose in Knoxville.

File photo - Black Bear

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Knoxville 911 center has confirmed the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has captured a wild bear, formerly loose in Knoxville.

The capture occurred near the intersection of Concord and Sutherland Avenue at about 2 p.m. today.

TWRA officials say they are not sure if another bear may also be loose.

For any information about spotting unusual wildlife, please contact TWRA.


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