Authorities Investigate Reported ‘Large Cat’ Sighting

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STARK COUNTY, OH — The Stark County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the reported sighting of a “large cat” Friday afternoon.

According to authorities, the reported sighting was in the 9200 block of Elton Street SW in Navarre around 4:00 p.m.

The Stark County Sheriff’s Office immediately searched the area with the help of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Navarre Police Department, Brewster Police Department, Bethlehem Township Fire Department, the Ohio State Patrol and the Ohio Department of Agriculture.

Authorities say the area was thoroughly searched, but the animal was not found.

Residents are urged to use caution. If you have any information, contact police.