Beware of bears, say Fairfax County Police.
A Great Falls resident snapped this photo of a bear on Thursday. It was one of two bear sightings around Great Falls yesterday.
Police said the lone bear was spotted in the 800 block of Springvale Road in Great Falls around 7:22 a.m. Another (possibly the same bear) was reported in the 10700 block of Falls Pointe Drive around 10:49 a.m.
There were several bear sightings close to Reston (Vienna, Oakton) in late March, Fairfax County police report.
Anyone who spots a bear is reminded to keep a safe distance and asked to report the location to the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries through the Virginia Wildlife Conflict Helpline at (855) 571-9003.
Photo: Bear in Great Falls yard on April 22/Credit: FCPD
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