Multiple bear sightings reported in eastern North Carolina

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DUCK, N.C. (WAVY) — If you live in Duck or near Arrowhead Beach, North Carolina, you may have seen a bear roaming around within the last week. 

Residents in both areas — which are separated by more than 80 miles — have reported bear sightings.

Brenda DeMoulin posted a video last week of a bear going for a swim at Arrowhead Beach. In the video, the bear is seen swimming up to a dock.

Multiple bear sightings were reported in the area of Duck.

Duck officials said there were sightings reported in at least two different parts of town. Officials recommended that residents and visitors keep children and pets close by or inside.

One resident snapped a few photos of a bear wandering near a dock. The Duck Police Department posted a photo to Twitter of another bear near the surf.

Gallery: Multiple bear sightings in eastern NC

Police cautioned residents to notify authorities in the event of a bear sighting.

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