Cougar spotted near Saanich's Outerbridge Park

A cougar was spotted in Saanich Thursday night.

The big cat was spotted in the vicinity of Outerbridge Park, near Blenkinsop Road and Royal Oak drive, at about 7:45 pm.

It is believed to be a juvenile, and was described as grey in colour and about the size of a medium dog.

It was first observed on the main trail, and was last seen walking away down a secondary trail toward a group of homes.

The Conservation Service was notified.

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