Bear Attack Under Investigation – Update
Prince George, B.C. – A 46 year old man was sent to hospital with minor injuries following a black bear attack this afternoon.
RCMP Corporal Craig Douglass, who originally told 250News the victim was a woman, says it happened at 4:15 p.m. in Forests for the World area near UNBC while the victim was out walking his dog.
During a search of the area, he says a sow bear and a cub were located and euthanized. The dog was located and is believed to be fine.
In light of the incident, Douglass reminds everyone to take extra caution when heading outdoors.
“Be sure to pay attention to your surroundings, keep dogs tethered and make noise so that you do not surprise animals such as bears.”