July 24, 2019
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Bear spotted in Cape Elizabeth puts locals on alert

Brenda Ahearn | AP
Brenda Ahearn | AP
A young black bear is spotted in a tree

The Cape Elizabeth Police Department has issued a warning to the town that there may be a bear in the area.

Police say a guest at the Inn By The Sea on Bowery Beach Road spotted a bear Thursday afternoon.

Officials say residents should be careful when letting pets outside.

They also suggest securing any outside waste receptacles.

If you see a bear, call 207-767-3323.


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