Unidentified animal caught on camera

Published: Nov. 19, 2020 at 4:52 PM CST
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SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (KNEP) - At 3:18 a.m. in Scottsbluff, a large animal was caught on camera prowling outside a home.

This sighting was recorded on a surveillance camera in a local residence and reported to law enforcement.

The Scottsbluff Police Department has obtained additional information and is in communication with Nebraska Game & Parks officials.

An investigation to identify the animal is ongoing, but appears much larger than a bobcat, though the details on it are hard to make out in the security video.

Anyone making similar observations is encouraged to contact the Scottsbluff Police Department immediately at (308) 632-7176.

Additionally, the police department would ask residents to take precautions regarding pets in the Westmoor area. Any other pertinent precautions are also encouraged.

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