Billerica and Tewskbury Animal Control is warning residents in the area to beware of black bears.
According to Animal Control, there have been multiple reported sightings of black bears in the area of Bridle Road and Bridge Street in Billerica, Massachusetts.
Officials encourage residents to secure their trash and bring bird feeders inside because the bears will move on if there is no food source. They are also asking residents to be cautious with their pets.
Officials say to give the bears their space.