Kamloops RCMP, conservation officers respond to bear in parkade | iNFOnews | Thompson-Okanagan's News Source

Current Conditions

Partly Cloudy

Kamloops News

Kamloops RCMP, conservation officers respond to bear in parkade

August 16, 2021 - 1:40 PM

Kamloops RCMP and conservations officers are asking the public to avoid a North Shore parkade and the surrounding area after a bear was spotted this afternoon.

Police were called to deal with the young bear after it was seen in a parkade near Renfrew Lane and Tranquille Road today, Aug. 16, around 12:50 p.m., according to a Kamloops RCMP press release.

Conservation and RCMP officers are at the scene and are asking the public to stay clear so they have the space to safely deal with the bear.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Levi Landry or call 250-819-3723 or email the editor. You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to the newsroom and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.

We welcome your comments and opinions on our stories but play nice. We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. If you have any concerns about what you see in comments, email the editor in the link above. 

News from © iNFOnews, 2021

  • Popular kamloops News
View Site in: Desktop | Mobile