(Black Press Media file photo)

(Black Press Media file photo)

Cougar spotted near Saanich park

Police warning residents to be cautious, keep pets inside

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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