Road worker spots black bear in Poland neighborhood

POLAND, Ohio (WYTV) – Those driving through Poland should remain alert. WKBN received information about a bear sighting in the area.

A road department worker spotted a black bear around 9 a.m. Tuesday running between houses on Lee Run Road, near Ridgeview Lane.

Ray Beatty said the bear wasn’t a large one, but he still wouldn’t want to get too close.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources recommends that if you see a bear, stay away and call police.

Poland Township bear sighting
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