West Shore RCMP say they have received a report of a bear near the 100-block of View Royal Avenue.
Police sent a tweet on Monday about 7:45 a.m.
Around the same time, View Royal Mayor David Screech tweeted a picture of a bear taken by a resident in the area. Another photo posted by Screech shows the bear in Portage Park.
The B.C. Conservation Officer Service has been notified.