Saanich police are warning residents to be aware of a non-aggressive bear sighting in the 400-block of Haliburton Terrace. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich police are warning residents to be aware of a non-aggressive bear sighting in the 400-block of Haliburton Terrace. (Black Press Media file photo)

Non-aggressive bear spotted in Saanich neighbourhood

Saanich police advise residents to be aware of sighting in the 400-block of Haliburton Terrace

The Saanich Police Department is warning residents after a bear was spotted in the 400-block of Haliburton Terrace on Sunday evening.

According to police, the bear was first seen at approximately 8 p.m. on Oct. 18. The non-aggressive bear was last seen in the 400-block of Highgate Road.

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Police were dispatched to the scene but could not locate the bear and advised the B.C. Conservation Officer Service of the reported sightings.

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Residents of the area and parents of children who may be playing the area are advised to be aware of this sighting.


 

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