Bear sighting
(File photo)

Several people have reported sighting a black bear running in Brentwood Bay.

Sources say the bear was first spotted at approximately 8 p.m. on Tuesday night near Gore Park.

See also: Firefighters rescue black bear from tree behind Langford City Hall (PHOTOS/VIDEOS)

Central Saanich Police issued a tweet stating that the animal was reportedly sighted “in yards along Benvenuto Avenue and Amwell Drive”.

Anyone who does see the bear is asked to contact BC Conservation at 1-877-952-7277.

Click here for more information on black bear safety tips.

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