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Authorities warn of bear in Golden Hills area

Authorities warn of bear in Golden Hills area
TEHACHAPI, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - A Golden Hills resident had a close encounter with a bear Thursday.

The bear entered his backyard around 1 p.m. on the 21800 block of Golden Hills Boulevard, according to the Kern County Sheriff's Office.

A responding deputy also saw the bear, last seen running into the woods to the rear of the property.

California Department of Fish and Wildlife was notified.

Anyone who sees this or any other bear is asked to call the sheriff's office at (661) 861-3110.
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