- Associated Press - Monday, May 16, 2016

SUGAR HILL, Ga. (AP) - Authorities are warning residents of a possible bear sighting in Gwinnett County.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports (https://on-ajc.com/1Tgw9fQ) that the city of Sugar Hill alerted residents via Facebook on Saturday that a bear may be roaming the area.

Gwinnett County police say the department has received multiple calls concerning a bear sighting in Sugar Hill. Police could not locate the reported animal.

Earlier in the week, school officials spotted a young black bear at an elementary and middle school in Forsyth County.

In case of a bear sighting, Gwinnett County residents should call animal control at 770-339-3200.


Information from: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, https://www.ajc.com

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