Black bear spotted in Vacaville neighborhood near school, police say

A male black bear has been spotted in the North Orchard neighborhood of Vacaville, police said on social media Monday.The bear was last seen on the 200 block of North Orchard Avenue, Vacaville police said. Officers kept an eye on the bear while nearby students safely went to class.Anyone who sees the bear is advised to avoid him, keep the door and windows closed, and bring pets inside. Authorities’ current plan is to only observe the bear, and not take any direct action unless he poses a threat. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife said around 4 p.m. that the bear is relaxing and not showing any signs of aggression. The department’s current plan is to leave the bear alone tonight and hope the bear will leave on its own and return to its proper habitat. If it does not leave, officials will plan to tranquilize and relocate it.There will be a steady law enforcement while the bear is in the area.Residents who see the bear showing aggressive behavior are asked to find a safe location and call the police.

A male black bear has been spotted in the North Orchard neighborhood of Vacaville, police said on social media Monday.

The bear was last seen on the 200 block of North Orchard Avenue, Vacaville police said. Officers kept an eye on the bear while nearby students safely went to class.

Anyone who sees the bear is advised to avoid him, keep the door and windows closed, and bring pets inside.

Authorities’ current plan is to only observe the bear, and not take any direct action unless he poses a threat.

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife said around 4 p.m. that the bear is relaxing and not showing any signs of aggression. The department’s current plan is to leave the bear alone tonight and hope the bear will leave on its own and return to its proper habitat. If it does not leave, officials will plan to tranquilize and relocate it.

There will be a steady law enforcement while the bear is in the area.

Residents who see the bear showing aggressive behavior are asked to find a safe location and call the police.

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