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Mountain lion spotted on Placerville school campus

Placerville police said that at 9:35 a.m. a call to the department’s dispatchers reported that the cougar was spotted on the campus of the El Dorado Adventist School, 1900 Broadway, shown in the Google Earth image.
Placerville police said that at 9:35 a.m. a call to the department’s dispatchers reported that the cougar was spotted on the campus of the El Dorado Adventist School, 1900 Broadway, shown in the Google Earth image.

A Placerville parochial school was placed on lockdown after a mountain lion was seen Wednesday morning on campus.

Placerville police said a call to the department’s dispatchers at 9:35 a.m. reported the animal on the campus of the El Dorado Adventist School, 1900 Broadway.

Officers checked the area, but did not locate a mountain lion. A state Fish & Wildlife warden was to set a trap at the K-12 school, and the lockdown was lifted.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews

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