Cougar sighting near Spanish Fork school

Cougar spotted near school.

Cougar spotted near school.

SPANISH FORK, Utah – Authorities are warning residents about a cougar spotted near Canyon Elementary School Tuesday.

The Division of Wildlife Resources and animal control are searching the area near 1492 E. 1240 S.

Police said the school is keeping children inside as a precaution.

If you see the cougar, officials would like to hear from you at (801) 804-4700.

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