Bear spotted in Chesterfield County

Posted at 1:45 PM, Jun 25, 2012
and last updated 2012-06-25 13:45:45-04
Chesterfield bear (PHOTO: P. Gooding)

Chesterfield bear (PHOTO: P. Gooding)

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – A CBS 6 viewer spotted a bear outside his home Monday.

P. Gooding said he saw the bear around 6:25 a.m. behind his house in the Irongate subdivision between Ironbridge and Beulah Roads.

Gooding said when he called animal control he was told the bear was spotted near O.B. Gates Elementary school as well.