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A 4-year-old boy suffered serious injuries to his head, neck and arms after being attacked by a cougar at Lake Cowichan Friday afternoon.

The attack occurred around 3:30 p.m. in the Point Ideal subdivision right near the centre of town down by the marina.

The boy’s condition is reported as non-life threatening.

Conservation officers flooded the area and located and shot two small cougars around 6 p.m and were searching the area for a third feline.

More to come.


See also:  BREAKING: Police searching for cougar spotted in Gordon Head

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