May 19, 2017 9:29 AM
Police warn NH residents on Facebook after black bear spotted in Hampstead yard
HAMPSTEAD — A black bear was spotted in Hampstead on Friday morning.
Hampstead police put out a warning on Facebook telling residents they had received a report of a black bear in the area of 275 Central Street.
Another resident in East Hampstead posted photos of the bear passing by her window to a community Facebook group.
State officials have been warning Granite Staters of bear activity since March and recommend that all bird feeders be taken in by April 1 to help keep them out of yards.