Mountain lion roams Belmont backyard

Bay Area

BELMONT, Calif. (KRON) – Around 11:45 p.m. Friday night, a resident in the 2300 block of Coronet Bl. reported a mountain lion in their backyard.

Belmont police say the mountain lion looked like a juvenile.

The state Department of Fish and Wildlife offers the following safety tips if you encounter a mountain lion:

  • Keep dogs on leash
  • Do not hike, bike, or jog alone, especially at dawn, dusk, or night
  • Do not run and do not crouch or bend over

Visit for more information on coyote safety.

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