Black bears spotted in NE Ohio communities
Black bears are the most common species in North America. (Photo: ODNR)
MENTOR, Ohio - Add Mentor to the list of cities reporting a black bear sighting.
Police say a black bear has been spotted in the area of Rt. 306 and I-90.
If you see the bear, authorities strongly recommend not approaching it and leaving it alone. They say eventually the bear will return to its natural habitat.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is aware of the Mentor black bear sighting.
Recently, black bears have been sighted in Ashtabula and Willoughby.