Several black bears seen in residential areas in Concord

CONCORD, Mass. (WHDH) — Police said three black bear sightings were reported over the past two days in Concord.

Officials said they received multiple 911 calls about the bears entering residents’ yards and rummaging through trash cans.

The first sightings were reported Monday on Eaton Street and then a few hours later on Oxbow Road. Tuesday, police said they received a call about a bear on Mildred Circle.

Officials ask locals to keep their distance and call police if they see bears in residential areas. People are also asked to clean up any open food containers, like bird feeders.

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