A bear cub has been spotted near Blacksburg.

We're told that this is an orphaned cub whose mother was likely hit by a car in a recent accident.

Officers from the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries are working to locate the cub and capture it.

It was last seen in the Laurel Ridge neighborhood in a mountainous section of Montgomery County near Blacksburg around 11:30 a.m. on Friday.