Cougar killed after attacking child in Leavenworth

Cougar killed after attacking child in Leavenworth
Washington State Patrol
A cougar attempted to attack a young child in Leavenworth Saturday. 

A child was attacked by a cougar in Leavenworth’s Enchantment Park on Saturday evening, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Trooper John Bryant said the young child escaped serious injury.

*UPDATE* The cougar involved in the attack at the Enchantment Park in Leavenworth has be euthanized. Any further question can be answered through the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife’s Public Affairs Division. -Tpr. Weber

— Trooper John Bryant (@wspd6pio) June 2, 2019

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife was called to the scene and tracked the cougar for several hours. It was later euthanized.

WSP is warning people to stay away from the area.

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