Cougar spotted again in Esquimalt

Police advise residents to use caution following three separate sightings

  • Sep. 9, 2016 11:00 a.m.

Police are advising residents in Esquimalt to use caution following three separate cougar sightings in the Bewdley area Thursday night.

The sightings mark the second time a cougar has been spotted in the township in the last two weeks.

Just after 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 27, officers attended to the 300 block of Plaskett Place after someone spotted a cougar. The last place the cougar was seen was in the Work Point military housing.