Victoria Police are again on the hunt for a possible cougar

Victoria Police are again on the hunt for a possible cougar

Possible cougar sighting in Esquimalt

Witnesses report cougar sighting in 900-block of Esquimalt Rd. around 6:30 a.m.

  • Aug. 28, 2013 1:00 p.m.

Victoria Police are again on the hunt for a possible cougar, this time in the 900-block of Esquimalt Rd.

The call came in around 6:30 a.m. from two witnesses who said they’d seen a large cougar on the side of the busy street.

“Officers have been scouring the area and are in the process of notifying daycares and other facilities in the area,” said VicPD Const. Mike Russell.

If you see a cougar, call 911 immediately.

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