SOUTHBRIDGE (CBS) — Police are warning residents to stop feeding bears after several were spotted in a Southbridge neighborhood over the weekend.
Southbridge Police said the bears were spotted in the Alpine Drive and Lebanon Hill areas.READ MORE: Massachusetts Reports 41 New COVID Cases, 5 Additional Deaths
One woman even posted photos of one of the bears snacking from her bird feeder.READ MORE: 'Devastating': 1-Year-Old Angelo Nicoloro Drowned During Wrentham Father's Day Celebration
Police reminded the public not to leave bird feeders, compost, or garbage outside, and said that bears will return to a source of food until the food is gone.MORE NEWS: Rep. Jim McGovern: Republicans Who Voted Against Gold Medals For Police Protecting Capitol During Riots Are 'Cowards'
They also reminded people not to leave their pets out overnight.