OAKLAND — Does a bear eat berries behind T-Mobile on First Park Drive?

Yes, according to Michael Longley, T-Mobile facilities and security manager.

Longley called police at 8:24 a.m. Monday to report that a video camera caught a bear near the walking trail next to the business.

Oakland Police Capt. Rick Stubbert said he did not think the bear was a threat to the approximately 700 people employed at the call center.

“Typically black bears are pretty timid,” said Stubbert.

He added, “They are a wild animal and like a moose or a deer, they have a right to be there.”

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