Boy, 7, Attacked by Bear in Backyard of His Home

A bear attacked a seven-year-old boy outside his home in Westchester County, New York, on Tuesday according to police.

The incident happened shortly after 11 a.m. Tuesday morning, when the boy went to play in his backyard on Hickory Kingdom Road in the town of Bedford, the North Castle Police Department said in a press release.

The child’s parents called 911 to report the attack and first responders rushed to the scene. Parents were seen treating their child when first responders arrived at the home.

Police said they believe the bear was an adolescent. (Read more from “Boy, 7, Attacked by Bear in Backyard of His Home” HERE)

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