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Cougar Spotted in Transcona

July 9, 2011 10:46 AM | News

By Sarah Klein

Winnipeg police are warning the public about a possible cougar sighting in the city.

The unconfirmed sighting was reported Saturday at about 8:10 a.m. in the area of Fermor Avenue, east of Lagimodiere Boulevard and west of Plessis Road.

The animal was spotted by several people before it fled, heading northeast toward CN’s Symington Yard.

A search by police has been unable to locate the cougar.

Anyone who sees it is asked to not approach the animal and contact police at (204) 986-6222.