Bear follows bike rider in Farmington

Animals and Wildlife

FARMINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) — State workers plan to put out a bear trap in Farmington.

This comes after a bear came out of the woods and followed a bike rider on Monday.

The incident happened just after 3 p.m. The bike rider was riding along the Farmington Canal Trail near New Britain Avenue and Oak Ridge Street.

The bike rider and the bear did not make contact.Related Content: Bear cub rescued after head gets stuck in jug

The bear reportedly went away after a little while. There have not been any previous reports of bear activity in this area.

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