Black Bear Sighting

Gates Mills, OH - A black bear was sighted on Saturday around 6:45 a.m. The bear was sighted in the area of the 1800 block of Berkshire Road.

The animal was near a home and walked away without incident.

ODNR authorities were notified of the sighting and village residence were alerted by the Gates Mills Police using R911.

Residence were advised not to confront the bear and to keep domestic animals indoors.

Any question should be forwarded to Acting Chief Steve Szeredy, Gates Mills Police at 440-423-4456.