Mountain lion sighting reported in Woodside

November 15, 2011 12:44:18 PM PST
A mountain lion was seen in a neighborhood in Woodside this morning, San Mateo County emergency officials said.

The cat was seen near Tripp Road and Tripp Court at about 9:45 a.m., officials said.

Residents are advised to never approach a mountain lion.

Anyone who encounters a mountain lion should face the animal, make noise, and try to appear larger by waving arms and throwing rocks, emergency officials said.

More information about mountain lions is available at