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West Cottonwood High School Goes on Lockdown After Possible Mountain Lion On Campus

By Stephanie Montano, smontano@krcrtv.com
Published On: Mar 09 2013 01:04:40 PM CST
COTTONWOOD, Calif. -

West Cottonwood High School had to go on lockdown Friday morning due to a possibile mountain lion on the premises.

A neighbor near the school saw the mountain lion and called the school around 8:45 in the morning.

Superintendent of the Cottonwood Union School District Bob Lowden said the school was on lockdown for just a few minutes.

Shasta Deputies along with their K-9's searched the premises. Fish and Game helped with the search as well. The search lasted a couple of hours.