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Bear roaming around Ellsworth, police and wardens working to relocate the critter

People are asked to stay clear of the area of State Street and Shore Road.
Credit: Ellsworth Police Department

ELLSWORTH, Maine — The Ellsworth Police Department is working with the Maine Warden Service to remove and relocate a bear from the area of State Street and Shore Road.

The area is taped off with “Police Line Do Not Cross” tape. 

Police say in order to safely catch the bear and relocate it, they need people to stay out of the area. 

NEWS CENTER Maine will update this story as more information is available.

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