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Report # 1748  (Class A)
Submitted by witness on Tuesday, February 13, 2001.
Youth has daytime sighting near LaVale
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YEAR: 1999

SEASON: Summer


DATE: 7/15/99

STATE: Maryland

COUNTY: Allegany County

LOCATION DETAILS: It was of the road.I was kinda lost.I tend to do that so I do not really know where I was I was in the woods off of Georges Creek Blvd.


NEAREST ROAD: Georges Creek Blvd.

OBSERVED: I was playing near a creek on a elevated point.I happened to glance up into a thicket about 30 yards away.there was a creature about as tall as a small tree beside it.I guess the tree was around 8 foot.It was a muscular shape with brownish grayish colored hair.Surprisingly the feet were not as large as you would think.But yet they were still larger than a average human being.He turned around began to walk towards the creek above the hill.In fright I ran away.Never saw it again

OTHER WITNESSES: Just me.I was lost.

TIME AND CONDITIONS: It was a fairly dry season and the main creeks on the top of the mountain began to start drying out.We were in the middle of a drought.The sun was shinning through the tops of the trees.

ENVIRONMENT: Forest.Creek,mountain at top.

Follow-up investigation report by BFRO Investigator Ron B.:

Witness stated that, the animal was first crouched down, then stood erect, on two legs,the animal was limping, favoring it's right side. He (witness) did not see the face, or notice any details due to fright.
Witness feels the animal was looking for a water source, due to local drought.

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