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Bear Sighting in Scotch Plains

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A black bear was seen near Glenside Ave. on Sunday. Credits: File photo
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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains police are advising residents to keep small animals and children indoors in the area near Glenside Ave. and Deerpath following reports of a bear sighting.

The bear was last seen heading into Watchung Reservation

Polcie warn not to attempt to feed or approach the bear. If you see it, call Scotch Plains police to report the location by using the non-emergency phone number: 908-322-7100.

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