Two cougar sightings reported in Oregon City

Two cougar sightings reported in Oregon City

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by Jeff Thompson, KGW.com Staff

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Posted on July 14, 2014 at 10:54 AM

Updated Monday, Jul 14 at 7:51 PM

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OREGON CITY, Ore. -- Two cougar sightings were reported over the weekend in Oregon City, police said.

One woman reported that a cougar was lying the yard of her Harley Avenue home just after 8:30 p.m. Saturday, according to the Oregon City Police Department.

Officers went to the scene, but did not find the cougar.

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At about 3 a.m. Sunday, a caller reported seeing two cougars near Swan Avenue and Cleveland Street, about a half-mile from the Saturday sighting.

Officers again responded to the scene but did not find any cougars.

Police reported the sightings to the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife.

Cougars have been spotted at least 10 times throughout the Portland metro area in recent weeks.

Related: More cougar sightings reported in Portland

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