A mountain lion was reportedly seen Sunday morning near a creek in unincorporated San Mateo County near La Honda, emergency officials said.
A resident reported seeing the mountain lion at about 7:05 a.m. in the vicinity of Alpine Road near Pescadero Creek Road, officials said.
Residents are advised to never approach a mountain lion.
Anyone who encounters a mountain lion should face the animal, make noise, and try to appear larger by waving arms and throwing rocks.
More information is available at www.keepmewild.org.