Bear sightings reported in Attleboro and Plainville

ATTLEBORO, Mass. (WLNE) – Residents in Bristol County, Massachusetts are being asked to stay vigilant after a bear was spotted in both Plainville and Attleboro.

Plainville Police say this bear was seen Saturday Night near the water department on East Bacon Street.

Witnesses say they saw the bear eating bird seed left in a feeder.

Massachusetts Dept. of Wildlife was contacted and shortly after the bear ran off into the woods.

According to the Sun Chronicle, there was another bear sighting in Attleboro outside a home on Deanville Road.

Police warn residents to not approach the bear and instead call the department of wildlife.

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