Jan 13, 2015 5:07 PM by News Staff
A mountain lion was reported roaming the west side of Chico Monday morning.
The sighting was reported by a resident who was on a morning walk along Bidwell Avenue, along Big Chico Creek, according to a homeowner's association email alert sent out to area residents living in the Big Chico Creek Estates neighborhood.
According to the email, the resident reported seeing a "very large" mountain lion south of the Rose Avenue bridge around 4:15 a.m. Monday.
The sighting was reported to the local State Fish and Wildlife office.