The Saanich Police have issued an alert to the area around Cordova Bay after receiving another report of a possible cougar sighting.
Police are warning residents along Sayward Road, Fowler Road, Cordova Bay Road and those around Matticks Farm should be on alert and stay mindful of their surroundings.
The report came in late Sunday evening after a resident alerted police about a cougar in their yard.
Saanich Police Department believes that this was the same cougar that had been spotted two weeks ago.
According to a press release, SaanichPD said that if it was the same cougar, it had been demonstrating some unusual behaviours.
Along with staying alert and protecting their families, police are asking for residents to be mindful of their pets as well.
A cougar was spotted in the Cordova Bay area by a resident late last night and also by one of our officers in the a.m. BC Conservation Officer Service has been notified. Please be mindful and report any further sightings. Last seen in the area of Fowler Park.#Saanich #cougar pic.twitter.com/9rYNyneA7i
— Saanich Police (@SaanichPolice) July 27, 2020
In a tweet sent out by SaanichPD at around 8 a.m. Monday morning, it read that the cougar was most recently spotted near the Fowler Park area.
Any resident who may spot the big cat is being asked to report it to authorities.
Conservation officers have been informed and will be following up on the cougar sighting on Monday, July 27.
Over the last few weeks, several cougar sightings have been reported including near the University of Victoria and in Mount Douglas Park.