CCFR: Bear bites man at Switzer Village overnight

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The bears are out and about, and are being aggresive according to Capital City Fire Rescue.

    According to a press release, CCFR and Juneau police responded Friday to the report of a male bitten by a bear in the Switzer Creek area.

    The incident occurred at 11:15 p.m. in the Switzer Village trailer park.

    The Alaska Department of Fish & Game was notified, but by the time authorities arrived the bear was gone.

    The male had superficial wounds and was taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital by a family member for evaluation and treatment.

     

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