BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater residents have reported a number of coyote sightings, particularly in the Martinsville section of town, according to the township and Bridgewater police.

There have been recent sightings during daylight hours near Chimney Rock Park, Washington Valley Park and Camp Cromwell.

Residents are being asked to be on the lookout and take all precautions to stay safe. Anyone in immediate danger should contact Bridgewater Township Police at 908-722-4111.

For more information on coyote precautions, visit http://www.state.nj.us/dep/fgw/coyote_info.htm. Residents can also contact the Division of Fish and Wildlife at 908-735-8793, or the DEP hotline at 877-WARN-DEP.