(GODERICH, ON) – Members of Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Huron County detachment are advising members of the public that an animal described by witnesses as a cougar has been seen on two separate occasions in Goderich within the past two days.
On the evening of November 12, 2020, a citizen witnessed the animal on the Maitland Trail in the Maitland Road South area, before it walked into the bush.
On November 13, 2020, an eyewitness reported seeing a similar animal in the Maple Street and Cambridge Street area. The animal was last seen heading south on Maple Street, near Regent Street.
If you see an animal that may fit the description of a cougar, do not to approach the animal. Instead, call the OPP immediately at 1-888-310-1122.