Update - Cougar Sighting (release #468)

Saskatoon Police and Saskatchewan Environment and Resource Management (SERM) have concluded their investigation into the cougar sighting complaint.

A cougar was located in the 300 Block of Avenue J south, and at the direction of SERM the cougar was put down. It was thought that tranquilizing the cougar would present too great a risk to the public.

Further inquires can be addressed to SERM Officer, Gary Provencher at 933-7928.

(Occurrence Number: 08-103673)