Woman calls for help, says she's trapped in trailhead bathroom by mountain lion

BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. - A woman in Boulder County called the sheriff's office on Thursday and said she was trapped in a bathroom because of a mountain lion, dispatchers confirmed.

The woman said she was near the amphitheater at the summit of Flagstaff Mountain. State wildlife officials said the lion was only about three feet away when the woman spotted it.

Deputies and wildlife officials found the woman in the bathroom, but the mountain lion was gone.

 Officials said they found lion tracks corroborating the woman's account.

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