Mountain lion spotted near Ladera

February 2, 2009 9:32:52 AM PST
A mountain lion was reportedly spotted in unincorporated San Mateo County near Ladera Sunday evening, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office.

The animal was allegedly seen in the area near the 100 block of Pecora Way, according to the sheriff's office. A witness reported seeing the animal up on a ridge before it walked away into the brush.

The sheriff's office advises residents to use caution in and around the area, and to report any further sightings to the sheriff's office at (650) 363-4911.