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Cougar spotted near Saanich park

Police warning residents to be cautious, keep pets inside
(Black Press Media file photo)

The Saanich Police Department is warning residents to be alert after a cougar was spotted near Rithet’s Bog Park.

Three witnesses reported seeing the animal in the 900-block of Owlwood Place, according to a statement released late Monday night by the department.

Police are asking residents to be mindful of the area and keep pets inside.

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