HILLSBORO, Ore. – After not finding any signs of a cougar or receiving any sightings of one in more than 24 hours, the city of Hillsboro reopened Rood Bridge Park Thursday.
Three reports of a cougar near the park came in since Tuesday, prompting the city to close it until it investigated.
A resident told police they saw a cougar in a neighborhood near the park, and it appeared to be heading toward the park around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Police visited the area, but did not see any signs of a cougar.
A cougar sighting was reported Tuesday night and also on Wednesday morning.
Hillsboro Parks and Recreation staff posted signs around the park advising people about the recent reported sightings.