Mountain lion spotted near water towers behind St. Andrews Drive in Brentwood

Bay City News
Thursday, November 16, 2017
This file photo shows a mountain lion.
This file photo shows a mountain lion.
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BRENTWOOD, Calif. -- Police say mountain lion sightings were reported in Brentwood on Sunday and Monday, and have yet to locate the animal.

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Both sightings occurred near the water towers in the 2700 block of Saint Andrews Drive. The first happened around 1:47 p.m. Sunday and the next occurred around 10:20 a.m. Monday.

Responding officers were unable to locate the animal on either occasion, but so far no attacks involving people or pets have been reported,

police said.

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Area residents are encouraged to report additional sightings immediately by calling (925) 809-7911 or 911 if the situation is dangerous.

Officials suggest talking or singing if you should find yourself near a mountain lion to make your presence known. If you do come face to face with a mountain lion, wave your arms, make loud noises and never run away.

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