‘DO NOT APPROACH!' Black Bear Spotted in Plainville, Mass.

The bear was seen enjoying a late-night snack Saturday evening

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Police were called to the area of the Plainville Water Department Saturday evening after a black bear was seen enjoying a nighttime snack.

The bear was spotted eating bird seed from a feeder before it ran into the woods, according to Plainville police.



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Police say the Massachusetts Department of Wildlife was contacted.

“There are many reasons this could have occurred, but it is a reminder that we share our Town with many wild animals,” police wrote in a Facebook post.

Police say anyone who sees a bear in their yard should not approach it.

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