Bear sighting
(File photo)

Saanich Police have issued an advisory after a large black bear was spotted in the region early Tuesday morning.

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At around 12:30 a.m. on June 2, officers received a call about the animal spotted in the area of Dysart Rd and Gorge Rd W.

The bear was last seen on Carey Road.

The BC Conservation Service has been notified of its presence in the area.