Bear visits apartment complex

A bear has been spotted several times in the past week at the Pleasant Ridge Apartments in Lafollette.

The animal has reportedly gone through the trash cans before returning to nearby woods.

Reports indicate the bear is young, weighing between 300 and 350 pounds.

Officials with the Lafollette Housing Authority have requested that residents remain vigilant.

TWRA has been notified.

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