PETALUMA (CBS SF) — A mountain lion was spotted in a Petaluma neighborhood on Tuesday and residents were being warned to use caution.
Petaluma police said the animal was first spotted east of Highway 101, just south of Corona Road. It was later seen going west on Hill Blvd. and was last seen in the hillside beyond Hayes Lane.READ MORE: Former California Senator Barbara Boxer Assaulted, Robbed In Oakland's Jack London District
Emergency personnel were combing the area trying to locate the animal.READ MORE: KPIX 5 Exclusive: Older Concrete Buildings in San Francisco Raise Earthquake Concerns
Authorities warn anyone who sees the mountain lion, not to approach the animal. They should call 911 immediately.MORE NEWS: CA Supreme Court Ruling Gives Prisoners Right To A Lawyer In Some Murder Conviction Challenges