Mountain lion spotted near Capitola mall

September 4, 2008 10:23:11 PM PDT
There's a warning for shoppers in Capitola.

Anyone headed to the Capitola mall may want to be on the lookout for a mountain lion.

The Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Department issued an alert after a security guard reported seeing a mountain lion walking near the food court Wednesday morning.

Deputies used a reverse 911 system to alert people living nearby to the sightings.