All students and staff at Pescadero High School in the Pescadero community are safe, the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office said in a social media post.
“Staff and MPs have been able to isolate the cougar in a classroom and there is no immediate threat,” the post said.
The SMCSO can confirm at this time that ALL STUDENTS AND STAFF at Pescadero High School ARE SAFE. There is currently a mountain lion that has entered the grounds of the La Honda-Pescadero Unified School District. @USFWS has been notified for safe and humane removal pic.twitter.com/y2GrJl1V3M
— San Mateo County SO (@SMCSheriff) June 1, 2022
The US Fish and Wildlife Service was notified to come to the school and remove the cougar.
Pescadero is about 35 miles south of San Francisco.
DEVELOPMENT: More details will be added to this report as they become available.
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