Cougar killed in New Westminster on Halloween

Dec 19 2017, 6:16 pm

A cougar was killed in a residential neighbourhood in New Westminster last night after it was seen roaming in the area while kids were out in the streets for trick-or-treating.

New Westminster Police called in Conservation Officers after the animal was spotted after 7 p.m. on the 400 block of Glenbrook Drive.

According to police, due to the risk to public safety the tough decision was made to kill the animal.

Few details are available at this time.