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Thousands of bees gather in tree in West Price Hill on Tuesday April 17, 2012. Jason Garrison
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CINCINNATI - If you're driving around Woodbriar Lane in Cincinnati's West Price Hill neighborhood, you may want to keep your windows rolled up.
          
That street apparently has a swarm of bees on the loose, which has residents concerned.
     
Thousands of active bees are going from yard to yard and tree to tree looking for a place to make a hive. The bees have been doing it for the last couple of days, according to residents in the area.
         
Residents say they're swarming around different locations, changing locations in as little as 30 minutes in some cases. They're worried someone is going to get stung.
         
The buzzing sounds can be heard from 20 feet away or more.

"It's kinda scary, especially since they were in the backyard where kids play," said resident Gina Hyland. "Yea, I've never seen anything like it, even in a movie."

Hyland says neighbors did call for a private beekeeper to help them out. But by sundown Tuesday, the beekeeper had not arrived in the neighborhood.
 
So until help arrives, neighbors are doing what they can to keep their windows closed and the bee swarm outside.
       
They're hoping the bees will find some place else to swarm away from their homes or the beekeeper takes them away. Naturally, they say the sooner the better.

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