LONG VIEW, NC (WBTV) - A young black bear was spotted walking around a neighborhood in Long View Wednesday morning.
According to Scarlett Gem, who is a resident of Long View, the bear was seen wandering in her neighbors' yard around 9 a.m. The bear then crossed the street and headed toward a wooded area near her home, Gem said on Facebook.
"I felt pretty excited because I had never seen one walking in a neighborhood," Gem said.
According to Gem, the bear looked to weigh over 100 pounds.