Bear sighting near Union College campus

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Bear spotted near Union College

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Police and students at Union College are on the lookout for a bear.

The bear was spotted overnight running down the street at around 3:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

Police say ENCON was notified but do not feel they need to send someone out at this time.

In a statement, Union College says it was made aware of the bear sighting near campus. A search of the grounds by Campus Safety did not locate any bear.

Anyone who spots the bear should stay away and contact police.

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