CHAMPION -- The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has been notified of a black bear sighting that was reported today in Champion.
The animal was spotted in the backyard of a residence eating corn from a deer feeder, according to a Champion Police Facebook post early this morning. Officers were able to scare the bear off by making noise.
As of 11:15 a.m. today the bear had not been found.
This is a developing story. More information will be posted as it becomes available.