Bear spotted in Stratford

A News 12 Connecticut viewer says he spotted a bear in Stratford. It was seen in the backyard of a home on Beaver Dam Road.

A bear was spotted in a backyard on Beaver Dam Road.

A bear was spotted in a backyard on Beaver Dam Road. (5/12/15)

STRATFORD - A News 12 Connecticut viewer says he spotted a bear in Stratford.

It was seen in the backyard of a home on Beaver Dam Road.

Experts suggest not leaving food or garbage outside.

They say that even includes bird feeders, because bears will go after those too.

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