The bear was spotted in the Wallinwood Springs neighborhood and adjacent golf course at about 1:30 p.m.
"The bear was described as a black bear and did not display any threatening or menacing behavior," said Sgt. Jason Kik of the Sheriff's Department. "Citizens are reminded that the bear is a wild animal and they are encouraged to stay away from the bear. They are reminded not to approach the bear or attempt to feed or photograph him."