FRAMINGHAM (CBS) – Police are warning Framingham residents that they have received several reports of a bear roaming a residential neighborhood in the city.
They said the first sighting happened around 6:50 a.m. Tuesday.READ MORE: WATCH: Drone Video Shows Endangered Right Whales 'Hugging' In Cape Cod Bay
The bear was first seen in the area of Spruce Street, then spotted on Eleanor Road less than 10 minutes later. It was last reported on Knight Road at 7:20 a.m.READ MORE: Swan Boats Return To Boston Public Garden On Saturday
“I was making a cup of coffee this morning around 6:10 a.m. and then out of the corner of my eye I saw a black bear walking in my backyard like 20 feet away,” said Rick Beyer.
Animal control and Environmental Police were notified of the sightings.MORE NEWS: Whitman Firefighters Help Deliver Healthy Baby Boy At Home
They said if you see a bear in your yard, make noise or yell to try to scare the bear off and stay inside if you are inside.