According to our friends at NBC4- A bear has been spotted in Fairfax County. Police in the area have given tips on how to protect yourself.
- Police say bears are most likely to be seen in March, April and early May.
- Keep your distance. If a bear bear woofs, clacks its teeth or slaps the ground, it is a warning you are too close.
- Avoid putting meat scraps on your compost pile and keeping pet food indoors.