Nelson Police Department


 Cougar Sighting – July 03, 2016

Cougar Sighting


Nelson Police is advising of a cougar sighting in the 300 block of Sixth Street at about 11:40 am today.  The cougar was not reportedly acting aggressive.  The cougar was last seen walking towards the wooded area behind the 200 block of View St.  Nelson Police attended the area but were unable to locate the cougar.


Nelson residents using the rail trail and surrounding area are reminded to be vigilant of their surroundings and contact Police of any similar sightings.


BC Conservation Service has been notified.