FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) — Fall River police say they are looking into multiple black bear sightings in the north end of the city.

Police said Sunday they were urgently working to find and relocate the bear and are advising people to avoid the 5000 block of North Main Street if possible. 

Residents living in the area are urged to not leave any small pets unattended and bring in any dog or cat food left outside, police added.

Anyone who sees the bear is asked to contact the Massachusetts Environmental Police at 1 (800) 632-8075. 

(Courtesy: Fall River Police Department)