Tuesday, 13 January 2015
US SIGHTINGS: Hillsborough: Mountain lion spotted, dead deer later found at private residence
Bay City News Service
POSTED: 12/26/2014 12:15:44 PM
HILLSBOROUGH -- A mountain lion was spotted in Hillsborough early Friday morning and a dead deer apparently killed by the big cat was later found in the area, San Mateo County emergency officials said.
A resident in the 500 block of El Cerrito Avenue spotted an animal in a tree around 1 a.m. that they believed to be a mountain lion.
The incident was reported to Hillsborough police at about 8:30 a.m. Officers responded and found a dead deer on the resident's property with injuries consistent with a predator attack, county officials said.