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Black bear spotted near Montezuma

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The Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office says say a black bear has been spotted near Montezuma.

It happened around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. It was seen just southeast of Montezuma.

The Sheriff’s Office says the bear has shown no signs of aggressive behavior and should not be considered a threat to the public.

If you see the bear, officials say to leave it alone and keep your distance.

Call the Sheriff’s Office at 641-623-5679 to let them know where the bear was seen.

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