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Skeletal remains found in woods in Waltham

Skeletal remains were found Wednesday in a wooded area of Waltham, police said.

Waltham police responded to a call just after noon involving the discovery of the remains off of Lexington Street, the department said in a statement.

There is “no reason for concern to the public,” police said.

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Waltham police detectives, State Police detectives assigned to the Middlesex district attorney’s office, and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner are investigating, the statement said.

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Waltham Detective Sergeant Tim King declined to provide further information when reached by phone Wednesday night.

Trooper Paul Sullivan, a State Police spokesman, referred questions to the district attorney’s office.

A spokeswoman for the office did not immediately respond to a request for further information.

Jacob Carozza can be reached at jacob.carozza@globe.com.