Urgent search for a lion in Southern California

Possibly preying on pets in the streets, one family said their teenage daughter was home alone in Simi Valley when a lion pushed up against a glass door.
1:15 | 12/07/19

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growing concern after a series of mountain lion attacks in California. Tonight, another mountain lion putting a community on alert, after attacking several pets. Here's Matt Gutman. Reporter: Tonight, the urgent search for this mountain lion prowling the streets of southern California, possibly preying on pets. It's definitely nerve-racking for the homeowners that have dogs or cats. Reporter: One family says their teenage daughter was home alone in Simi Valley when the lion pushed up against a glass door and stared inside. It was purring and hissing at my dogs. Reporter: That big cat casually walking the streets, emaciated, with a tracker around its neck. Police received the first call late Wednesday night. The same lion suspected of attacking and wounding a family's dog. He's looking for food, he's eating our pets, and will hurt our kids, too. Reporter: The second attack, killing a mini-schnauzer. The owner fighting to save her dog. She jumped on top of the mountain lion and was trying to pry its jaws open to save the dog. Reporter: David, authorities believe that the tracker for this animal stopped working years ago. They have a permit to go back and recapture it. But they tell us this is a wild nocturnal animal and finding it is not going to be easy. David? Matt, thank you. When we come back tonight,

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