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Rockingham County sheriff tweets warning after bear spotted in town

WENTWORTH, N.C. — Rockingham County Sheriff Sam Page is warning residents after a bear was spotted.

In a tweet Tuesday evening, the sheriff said the bear was spotted near the new courthouse in the Wentworth business district.

Page said anyone who sees the bear should use caution and not approach it.

Page encouraged anyone who sees the bear in town to call 911.