Meadville Tribune

September 25, 2013

Bear sighted in Meadville

Meadville Tribune

— A black bear was sighted on the city’s east side Wednesday afternoon, according to Meadville Police.

The bear was reported by several people in the Hillcrest housing area off Route 27 at 3:45 p.m. Hillcrest is located north of Meadville’s middle and high school campus. No injuries or damage were reported to police.

The animal made its way to a wooded area east of Hillcrest just before 4 p.m., according to police scanner reports.