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Mountain lion spotted near Prospect Park in Wheat Ridge

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WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. -- A mountain lion was spotted near Prospect Park on Tuesday morning, the Wheat Ridge Police Department said.

The mountain lion was seen about 11 a.m. at the park at West 44th Avenue and Robb Street.

Police said if the mountain lion is encountered, remain calm, raise your arms above your head, speak loudly and back away. Then call 911 to report it.