Bear sightings prompt road closure in Ellsworth

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ELLSWORTH, Maine (WABI) - Folks in Ellsworth are being asked to stay clear of an area, as they attempt to catch a black bear.

Photo courtesy: MGN

Reports are coming from State Street and Shore Road about sightings of the animal in the last few days.

As a results, that area has police line tape across it to keep people out.

Wardens are now working to safely catch and relocate the bear.

As of early Thursday morning, the animal has not been located.