Bear spotted in Geauga County

Black bear spotted in South Russell

SOUTH RUSSELL, OH (WOIO) - A bear was spotted in South Russell over the weekend, police said.

The bear was spotted on Alderwood Trail and was headed west toward Chagrin Falls, police said.

There were 2 other sightings Friday at noon and midnight. One sighting was on Bell Road and the other one near Route 306 and Manorbrook.

Wildlife experts said if you spot a bear, back away slowly, clap your hands or shout to scare it away. Do not run, but exit the area.

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