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Severed Foot Found On Front Lawn In Rosedale; Turns Out To Be Bear’s

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Police outside a home where a man found a foot on his front lawn in Rosedale on Nov. 6, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

Police outside a home where a man found a foot on his front lawn in Rosedale on Nov. 6, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – There’s relief in Rosedale this morning after a gruesome discovery rattled nerves.

A man taking out the garbage Sunday night found what appeared to be a severed child’s foot on his front lawn. Police responded to the scene to investigate.

Search dogs worked the area on 139th Street, but apparently found nothing else, 1010 WINS reported.

On Monday morning, the Medical Examiner’s Office determined the foot was that of a bear.

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