Public warned after bear spotted near Leicester High School

LEICESTER, MASS. (WHDH) - Police are warning the public after a bear was spotted Monday night near Leicester High School.

The bear was seen around 6 p.m. in the area of Hyland Avenue, officials said.

Massachusetts Environmental Police were called to the area and managed to move the bear deep enough into the woods so that it will no longer go into neighborhoods.

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