Black bear sighted in Norcross parking lot - CBS46 News

Black bear sighted in Norcross parking lot

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Source: Relus Technologies Source: Relus Technologies

A security patrol officer spotted a black bear Friday in Norcross.

The black bear was seen in a parking lot near Relus Technologies at Technology Parkway and Peachtree Industrial Road.

The officer called both the police and the Department of Natural Resources.

Rulus Technologies sent the following message to their employees:

Rules for avoiding Black Bears: I have never had to send out these instructions before….
If you encounter a bear on the trail, or in your parking lot, stop what you are doing and evaluate the situation. Identify yourself by speaking in a calm, appeasing tone. Back away slowly, preferably in the direction you came. Walk, don't run, and keep your eye on the bear so you can see how it will react.

The officer was able to take a photo of the bear. He tried to monitor the direction of travel but eventually lost the bear in the woods.

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