WATCH: Mountain lion seen stalking kids in California neighborhood

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PACIFICA, Calif. (NewsNation Now) — A mountain lion was caught on camera roaming the streets of a neighborhood South of San Francisco. The big cat was caught on video as it was watching two kids who were riding bikes in the street over the weekend.

Later it’s seen jumping the fence and crouching under a neighbor’s truck until eventually, it ran away.

The neighborhood in Pacifica backs up to hills and a wooded area, full of wildlife.

“I thought it was somebody’s dog that had gotten into the yard and I was like, ‘Hey get out of here!’ Then it turned and that’s when I was like, ‘Oh my God! It’s a mountain lion!’” said Timothy Kerrisk.

He captured the mountain lion on video, as it peered through his front gate in Pacifica, looking at children.

“Watching the kids through the gate right here, and I started yelling at the kids ‘Get inside! Get inside! Get inside!’ And it came back towards me and it was still watching the kids, jumped over the gate right here. Still watching the kids, so I had to come out of the house and chase him out from under the car and up over the hill,” Kerrisk told NewsNation affiliate KRON-TV.

The mountain lion chased his cat through his yard earlier that same Saturday, he said.

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