Sheriff: Residents reporting cougar sightings near Roseburg

ROSEBURG, Ore. -- Residents in the 800 block of Old Garden Valley road have been reporting cougar sightings.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s office says repeated sightings of a fully grown cougar near residences have been coming in over the last few weeks.

Deputies say the residents have mainly reported seeing the cougar at night.

On Friday, a person living in that area reported seeing it in the morning.

Deputies say the cougar does not appear to be fearful of people.

Residents in the area are urged to be cautious, especially if you have young children and pets.