A bear was spotted strolling through a Saanich neighbourhood on Thursday morning.
Just before noon on May 21, the Saanich Police Department took to social media to warn residents that a bear sighting had been reported in the 5100-block of Interurban Road earlier in the day.
Please bear aware of another bear sighting in the 5100 blk of Interurban Rd this morning. Not aggressive was not eating garbage. Just strolling along. Thank you to those in the area who have bear-proofed your properties. 👏— Saanich Police (@SaanichPolice) May 21, 2020
BC Conservation was advised. #Saanich #BlackBear pic.twitter.com/aV2BGqBVFC
In a Twitter post, police said the bear was “not aggressive [and] was not eating garbage” but that B.C. Conservation officers had been alerted.