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Black bear spotted several times in South Russell

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This IS NOT THE BEAR in South Russell. This Black bear was spotted in Jackson Township last month.

SOUTH RUSSELL – A black bear has been spotted several times over the last two days in South Russell.

According to police, the bear was spotted around noon on Friday and around midnight. The first sighting was near 1500 Bell Road and the other was near Route 306 and Manorbrook.

**the bear in the photo is NOT the bear in South Russell**

On Saturday, the bear was spotted once again, but this time near Blackford and Clarion in Russell Township.

Police believe it may be heading toward Chagrin Falls.

Here is more information about what to do if you spot a bear.