MANCHESTER, NH (CBS) – A middle school in Manchester, New Hampshire has sent out an alert after a mountain lion was spotted.

The animal was spotted Wednesday on Brady Circle which is near the soccer field of the Henry J. McLaughlin Jr. Middle School.

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A neighbor sent a video to Animal Control and they made the identification.

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A letter went home Friday telling people to stay out of wooded areas and to keep their pets inside at night.

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If you see the animal you are urged to slowly move away from it.