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HAMILTON, Ind. – A police department in northern Indiana is warning residents about aggressive bison on the loose.

The Hamilton Police Department issued the warning late Sunday night, saying there are “numerous wild buffalo” roaming in the area of Johnson Lake Rd to E. Bellefontaine Rd. and west of 100 East to 200 East.

According to the police department, they are not friendly and they should not be approached.

As of this morning, the animals are still on the loose. The origin of the bison is unclear at this time.

Editor’s note: The police department referred to the animals as buffalo in its initial post. The animals are bison.