Hillsboro park closed after cougar sightings

City officials were re-assessing the danger Thursday morning after several cougar sightings in a park.

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — Officials in Hillsboro are deciding whether it’s safe to reopen Rood Bridge Park where three cougar sightings were reported this week.

The park was closed Wednesday and city spokesman Patrick Preston told KGW officials are re-assessing the danger Thursday morning.

The city has called in the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to help.



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