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Bear sighted near Colquitz Creek Trail

Police advise area residents to use caution in area and secure small pets

Saanich Police received a report of a bear sighting in the Colquitz Creek Trail near Mann Avenue and Glanford Avenue shortly before 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Police conducted an extensive search of the area, but failed to locate a bear or any other witnesses. Conservation officers were notified, but did not attend. Area residents are advised to use caution while walking in the area and to secure small pets.