Black bear spotted again Wednesday in Arvada, police say

ARVADA, Colo. - Arvada police say several bear sightings have been reported in the city on Wednesday.

There were reports of a bear near West 72nd Avenue and Wadsworth Boulevard. A bear was also spotted nearby at the Arvada Center.

This comes one day after a bear was seen in a tree near at West 66th Lane and Union Street Trail.

The bear was spotted again in the same area about 5 p.m. Tuesday, Arvada police said via Twitter.

Police said Arvada Animal Management officers were monitoring the situation and asked residents to "remain alert and keep pets inside."

"Please don't approach [the bear]," Police tweeted. "Please take your pets inside and call 911 if you spot him," police said on Facebook.

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