Possible cougar sighting in Schaumburg - FOX 32 News Chicago

Possible cougar sighting in Schaumburg

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

Police in northwest suburban Schaumburg issued an alert Friday after a motorist reported seeing a large animal resembling a cougar.

The motorist was driving near Roselle and Schaumberg road sabout 8:30 p.m. Thursday when he saw an "earth-tone" animal with a cat-like head and a long tail crossing the road near a residential area, Schaumburg police said in a release.

Police say possible cougar sightings have been reported recently in Highland Park, Northfield and Winetka.

Police are asking area residents to report any other possible sightings of a similar large animal.

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