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Winchester police warn residents about mountain lion sightings

State remains skeptical

WINCHESTER — In one corner we have the Winchester police, who are so certain there’s a mountain lion on the loose in town that they issued a reverse 911 call to warn residents.

In the other corner are state environmental officials, who have repeatedly insisted that what several people have reported seeing in the affluent suburb is actually a coyote or a large dog.

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