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Geographical Index > United States > Indiana > Monroe County > Report # 354
 
Report # 354  (Class A)
Submitted by witness on Monday, September 25, 2000.
Two sisters observe creature cross the road
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YEAR: 1989 or 1990

SEASON: Fall

MONTH: October

STATE: Indiana

COUNTY: Monroe County

NEAREST TOWN: Unionville

NEAREST ROAD: Lakeshore Drive ?

OBSERVED: In southern Indiana, Unionville October 1990 or 89. My sister and I were on our way home late at night (approx. 2:00 a.m.) when a bigfoot walked in front of my sister's Honda touching the front of the vehicle. It was very hairy and had long arms. It walked upright, but this creature had a sideways gait as though limping or injured. It looked straight at us and walked slowly. It did not appear to be afraid. It was approximately 5 foot four I'd say. It closely resembled an orangutan.

TIME AND CONDITIONS: It was dark , but the creature was within feet of us. It was cool out, but I don't recall rain.


Follow-up investigation report by BFRO Investigator Jim Osborne:

I spoke on the phone with the primary witness and then later to her sister. Although in the report the witness stated that it looked like an orangutan, when I directed her to a website with pictures of orangs she stated that it didn't really look like that. Her sister stated that she was in such a state of shock when it occurred that she really didn't get a good look at the face. Her estimate of its height was 4 1/2 to 5 feet tall. The witness said the hair was orangish-brown, while her sister called it orangish-red.

(This area is very near the central Indiana Hoosier National Forest.)



 
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