Moose sighting reported in Niskayuna

NISKAYUNA – A moose is on the loose in Niskayuna.

Police say they got a report Friday about a moose in the area of Hillside Drive and Providence Avenue.

While the animals are not generally aggressive towards people, police are offering the following safety tips.

  • Please do not feed wild animals, and keep your trash cans secured if possible.
  • Do not attempt to approach the moose.
  • If the moose has not detected you, keep as much distance away from it as possible.

Anyone who sees a moose is asked to call police at (518) 630-0911.