Mountain lion carrying piglet in its mouth seen near the Mission in SLO

A person reported seeing a mountain lion carrying a small piglet in its mouth climb a tree at Chorro and Mission streets just before 3 a.m. Thursday.

Officers saw the lion, but couldn't tell which direction it went when it left the area.

The lion did not threaten or harm any humans or other domestic animals, police said.

Residents are asked to call police when they see a mountain lion in the city limits, or near places people live or work.

-Larissa Doust

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