Now here is something you don't hear about everyday in Lafayette, a black bear was reportedly spotted near the intersection of Ambassador Caffery and LA 89.

The Broussard Police Department says it has by notified by the Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife & Fisheries of the sighting and that traps have already been placed around the sighting location.

Police advise citizens if they see the bear to not approach it and to simply remain calm and call 911. We'll continue to monitor this story and keep you up to date on information as we get it.