BROOKLINE (CBS) — Police are asking residents to stay away from an aggressive coyote seen in different spots in town Friday.

Police tweeted the coyote was spotted on Stearns Road around 11:30 a.m. before it charged at a detail officer working near Washington and Park Streets. Later it was seen near Washington and Greenough Streets, near Brookline High School and Pierce Elementary School.

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Brookline police urge students to travel in groups until the Coyote is found. According to the Brookline Public Schools superintendent, students have already been dismissed as of about 2 p.m., and there have been no sightings of the coyote.

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Parents and students were warned before their release.

Environmental and Brookline police are on the lookout for the coyote, Brookline Police report. If seen, police ask you call 911 and do not approach the animal.

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