Possible mountain lion sighting near Belmont's Kittie Lane

Photo: A mountain lion in an undated photo at Lake Mead National Recreation Area located east of Las Vegas in Nevada. (Photo courtesy National Park Service)

Police in Belmont are advising residents to use caution after a possible mountain lion sighting was reported there on Wednesday afternoon.

The big cat was spotted about 4 p.m. near the end of Kittie Lane, in the El Verano/Maywood Drive area, police said.

Residents should use caution and call Belmont police if the mountain lion is seen again.