Amherst Police investigating report of girl scratched by bear - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM

Amherst Police investigating report of girl scratched by bear

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AMHERST, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -

Amherst police are investigating a report of a 17-year-old girl scratched by a bear Saturday night. 

Police told Western Mass News that the mother of the girl called police to report the incident. The girl received "superficial" scratches.

Police have located a bear in the Tracy Circle neighborhood and environmental police has been alerted. 

Western Mass News will have a live report at 11 PM tonight and will bring you the latest information as soon as it becomes available. 

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