Bear warning issued in Clarkstown

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News 12 has obtained pictures of a bear walking around on Rhoda Avenue in Haverstraw. News 12 has obtained pictures of a bear walking around on Rhoda Avenue in Haverstraw.
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A warning has been issued for people in Rockland County after reports of multiple bear sightings.

News 12 has obtained pictures of a bear walking around on Rhoda Avenue in Haverstraw.

Officials believe the animal is out looking for food.       

The Clarkstown Police Department is now urging residents to wait until the morning to put out trash to prevent bears from coming into neighborhoods. 

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