Bear scare causes Cranston middle school to go on lockdown

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CRANSTON, R.I. (WLNE) – A local middle school was placed on lockdown when a black bear was spotted outside the building, walking on school grounds. 

The Cranston Public School Superintendent’s office said that the school went on lockdown before 9:00 a.m Monday morning. 

The office also said no students or faculty members were injured, the school was shut down as a safety precaution. 

At last check, the bear was seen moving west. 

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