British Columbia

Cougar sighting near trick-or-treaters prompts warning from New Westminster police

New Westminster police are out in the Glenbrook neighbourhood of the city warning trick-or-treaters that a cougar has been spotted in the area.

Officers say animal seen in the Glenbrook neighbourhood

Police in New Westminster B.C. are warning trick-or-treaters about a cougar sighting. (iStock)

New Westminster police are out in the Glenbrook neighbourhood of the city warning trick-or-treaters that a cougar has been spotted in the area.

Police say the area backs into a wooded ravine near Glenbrook Drive.

Multiple officers are warning people out for Halloween about the sighting. A conservation officer has also been called in to investigate.

New Westminster police are asking people to call if they see the animal and not to approach it.

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