Police issue coyote warning in Rockland County after sighting in Pearl River

A warning has been issued to Rockland County residents after a coyote was seen wandering Pearl River. (4/20/14)

YONKERS - A warning has been issued to Rockland County residents after a wild animal was spotted Saturday night.

A coyote was seen wandering near Pearl and Centre streets in Pearl River.

Police are warning residents to take precautions, and to keep small children and pets close by when outdoors.

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They advise residents to remain calm if they come across a coyote, and to start making a lot of noise to scare it off.

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