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EWING TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) — A possible mountain lion or bobcat is on the loose in Mercer County.

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Ewing Township Mayor Bert Steinmann said Thursday that “a large cat-like animal, possibly a mountain lion or bobcat,” was seen in the area of Scotch Road and Route 95/295.

New Jersey State Wildlife Officials have been contacted to assist with the capture of the animal.

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Authorities ask that if you see the animal not to approach it and immediately call 911.