Bear Spotted in Northtowns

September 27, 2013 Updated Jun 19, 2010 at 7:54 PM EDT

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September 27, 2013 Updated Jun 19, 2010 at 7:54 PM EDT

The Niagara County Sheriff's Office has confirmed a sighting of a black bear in the town of Newfane on Saturday morning. Residents near East Avenue and Transit Road last saw the animal going into a wooded area and say the bear did not show any aggressive behavior. The Sheriff's department is reminding people to not leave out food and that includes bird seed, and to make sure garbage cans are secure.