Three black bear sightings reported in Caledon, Ont., OPP say

Provincial police are warning residents in the Caledon, Ont., area to be on the lookout for bears.

Police say they received three reports of a black bear being spotted near the McGuire Trail during a one-hour period on Thursday afternoon.

They say the bear, described as a cub weighing approximately 225 kilograms, was seen approaching decks in residents' backyards.

OPP say it ran when it saw people.

They are urging residents to exercise caution if they spot a black bear and report it to police.

Police say if the bear is seen trying to enter a home, stalking a person or killing pets or livestock, the witness should call 911.