A black bear estimated to weigh about 200 pounds was spotted by several people Tuesday in a busy Cranston neighborhood. There have been several sightings of the bear in the Auburn neighborhood, which is not far from Roger Williams Park in Providence. WJAR-TV obtained video from a business on Pontiac Avenue. It showed the bear trotting alongside a parking lot at 4:30 a.m. The Department of Environmental Management told The Providence Journal that since then, the bear appears to have found the Pocasset River and headed west.
Black bear spotted in busy Cranston neighborhood
| Associated Press October 25, 2012
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