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Bear spotted in Summit County

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SUMMIT COUNTY, OH (WOIO) -

The Summit County Sheriff's office is on the look out for a bear after a sighting was reported  early Thursday morning.

At 1:45 a.m. a passerby driving on Main Street and West Nimisilia Road spotted the large animal and notified deputies.

The Sheriff's office says they are looking for evidence to further validate the sighting, but are not taking significant action until more sightings are reported.

According to a Summit County deputy, there have been occasional bear sightings in the area over the past several years.

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