Bear spotted in Smyrna neighborhood - CBS46 News

Bear spotted in Smyrna neighborhood

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COBB COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

Smyrna residents were told to call 911 if they saw a bear in their neighborhood on Wednesday.

The bear was seen in the area of Highlands Parkway between South Cobb Drive and Highlands Ridge Road.

Smyrna police spokesman Christopher Graeff officers checked the area but were not able to find the bear.

Bear sightings are not uncommon in Cobb County. According to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, there are approximately 5,100 black bears in Georgia.

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