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Orinda PD Checking La Cresta Road After Mountain Lion Sighting

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UPDATE: 6:45 p.m. – Police have suspended their search for this critter and a sheriff’s helicopter orbiting the area has moved along. So has the cat, apparently. Let’s hope.

ORIGINAL POST: Police are currently (6:17 p.m.) in the area of La Cresta Road in Orinda after a neighbor reported seeing a mountain lion in the area earlier this evening.

There were no indications the cat, if it is indeed a cat, was in distress or acting aggressively. Officers responded to the area out of an abundance of caution.

A Sheriff’s helicopter has been summoned to overfly the area and police are advising residents to keep small children and pets indoors for the time being.

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  1. I have been taking extra precautions. I only go for walks now when there are children or old people about.

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