Bear found wandering about in Sanpete County town

Posted at 3:50 PM, May 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-31 17:50:46-04

SANPETE COUNTY, Utah — A bear was found wandering about in a Sanpete County community, Tuesday afternoon.

Sanpete County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of the bear in Manti, according to a Facebook post from the sheriff’s office. The animal was found in the southwest part of the town.

The sheriff’s office and Ephraim Police herded the bear east out of Manti up a sheep trail where the Division of Wildlife Resources took over.