YUCCA VALLEY (CBSLA) — A mountain lion became trapped in a Yucca Valley chicken coop, and it looked none too pleased to have been caught in the act.

The report of a mountain lion trapped in a chicken coop came in at 10:16 p.m. Monday in the 5900 block of Avalon Avenue, according to San Bernardino County sheriff’s officials.

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The mountain lion had attacked and killed one of the chickens. A sheriff’s deputy who responded to the scene snapped a photo of the mountain lion looking surly behind chicken wire.

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The big cat, however, escaped before officers from the Department of Fish and Wildlife arrived on the scene.

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Residents were urged to call law enforcement if the mountain lion is spotted again.