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Sticky-fingered bear steals 50-pound sack of seeds from Lincoln Co. Garage

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LINCOLN COUNTY (WAOW) -

Deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department have identified the suspect in a grizzly round of thefts in the Town of Russell. 

According to a Lincoln County crime report, deputies had been investigating the theft of a 50-pound bag of sunflower seeds from a garage on Axen Road. However the thief didn't cover his tracks; while hunting for clues, deputies found several tips including a broken window and claw marks on the sill. Deputies also found another lead, a trail. It was evidence that the suspect, a bear, dragged the sack of seeds into the woods. 

Deputies say the sticky-fingered bear has not been located.

 

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