NAPLES, Fla.- A bear was spotted on Vanderbilt beach around 3:30 this afternoon.

A biologist was called out to the beach to assess the situation, according to FWC.

The bear was seen in a protected grassy area in front of the Ritz Carlton on Vanderbilt Beach Road.

Some guests said they saw more than one bear.

After two hours of searching, FWC said the bear moved into a wooded area and their staff was not able to capture it, but they will keep monitoring the situation.

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