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Preble County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

May 1977

Case Report by Ron Schaffner Subject - Encounter with large "Ape-like" animal Date - May 18, 1977 Time - 8:30 PM Witnesses - Two 13 year-old boys whose parents request confidentiality Location - Preble County, south-east of Eaton, Ohio; U.S. 127 and Old Camden Pike near the Roberts covered bridge Investigators - Ron Schaffner & Betty Parks Case Data: The following circumstances was related to Schaffner from the one boy, whom we shall call T.L.: "We were walking our dog and she got excited about something. She got away from us and I ran after her. When I picked her up, we smelled this awful stink, like rotten eggs. When my friend and I turned around, we saw this creature that was about 9 ft. tall and weighed somewhere around 500 pounds. It had dirty brown hair and what looked like white eyes. It's arms were real long and hung almost to the ground. It chased us down by the bridge, across a soybean field towards my home. It seemed like it was right behind us, as it took very...

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Preble County Ohio (Class B) BFRO

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Preble County Ohio (Class B) BFRO

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