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July 13, 2007

Calif. police find mountain lion while hunting fugitive

By Roger H. Aylworth
Chico Enterprise-Record

CHICO, Calif. Police work often involves danger, but when Chico officers were hunting an alleged attempted murderer Wednesday night they faced an unusual hazard a mountain lion.

Chico police Sgt. Rob Merrifield said the encounter came while officers were looking for Lance Earl Rose, who is accused of trying to stab his stepmother to death.

Full story: Calif. police find mountain lion while hunting fugitive

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