Black bear sighting in Montville Township Thursday morning

MONTVILLE TOWNSHIP, Ohio - A black bear was spotted in Montville Township Thursday morning.

Police said it was seen in the Blue Heron Estate area near Copley Road and I-71.

A dash camera on a Bath Township police cruiser captured a black bear as it rumbled across a road on Wednesday morning. A couple also snapped photos of a bear walking across the patio outside their home.

Numerous black bear sightings have been reported across northeast Ohio in the past couple of weeks.

Authorities urge people to keep calm and not to approach a bear or try to feed it if they come across one. To report observations of black bears, you can call 800-945-3543.

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