VAN NUYS ( — A coyote was spotted Monday morning along a runway at Van Nuys Airport.

The coyote was captured on CBS2/KCAL9 aerial footage running across the northern end of the airport around 9:15 a.m.

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Police vehicles were used to chase the animal towards the airport’s perimeter.

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It wasn’t immediately known how the animal accessed the airport, but no flights appeared to be affected.

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Coyote sightings have been reported in urban areas across Southern California in recent years, including in Torrance, Hancock Park, and Burbank.