RAMSEY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Residents in Ramsey, New Jersey were cautioned to stay inside Saturday as bees swarmed the area.

Authorities said a beehive was accidentally disturbed near Martis and Elizabeth avenues.

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The “aggressive” bees then dispersed throughout Martis, Elizabeth, Rose, Refy, Armstrong and Maple avenues.

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The homeowner that ran the bee colony was repeatedly stung and had to be rescued by police, 1010 WINS’ Glenn Schuck reported. Police were stung, as well.

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Authorities asked residents in the area to stay inside with their doors and windows closed.