Spokane

Cougar spotted near Evergreen Middle School

SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - According to the Washington State Department of  Fish and Wildlife, a cougar has been reported around 4:30 a.m. near Evergreen Middle School, from 12th to 16th, in Spokane Valley.

Officials say they've been out searching for the cougar most of Monday morning trying to track down the cat, but with no luck so far.

They emphasize that the cougar has not displayed any aggressive behavior and are unsure if it's still in the area Fish and Wildlife hopes the animal was just moving through the area and don't want neighbors to panic, but to just keep an eye on pets.

They are currently monitoring. This is a developing story. More information to follow.

 


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