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Young bear caught in Saanich

[ Story updated: Sickly bear cub is euthanized ] A bear that was spotted in Saanich has been caught and will be assessed today by the provincial wildlife veterinarian, B.C. Conservation Officer Peter Pauwels said Monday night.
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A black bear is seen in this undated handout photo.

[Story updated: Sickly bear cub is euthanized] A bear that was spotted in Saanich has been caught and will be assessed today by the provincial wildlife veterinarian, B.C. Conservation Officer Peter Pauwels said Monday night.

The bear, a male cub about one year old, was caught in the 800 block of Royal Oak Drive, he said. Residents initially reported seeing a small black bear on Sunday.