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Orlando area woman attacked by bear

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An Orlando-area woman was attacked by a bear Monday evening while walking her dog. WESH TV took this image of emergency crews responding to the attack. An Orlando-area woman was attacked by a bear Monday evening while walking her dog. WESH TV took this image of emergency crews responding to the attack.
ORLANDO, FL - An Orlando-area woman was attacked by a bear Monday evening.

The woman said she was walking her dog near her home. After the attack, the woman went to a neighbor's house. The neighbor called 911. Seminole County Firefighters responded and treated the woman, who was bleeding from her head.
According to Associated Press, the dog was not injured.

Related: bear crashes Orlando kid's birthday party

The woman lives in a gated community in Longwood called Wingfield North. WESH TV in Orlando reports that it is a popular area for bear sightings in central Florida. Longwood is north of Orlando.

This is the second bear encounter in the Orlando area in recent weeks. We previously told you about a bear that crashed a kid's birthday party.

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