Jogger areas ‘huge feline’ on the loose in Wakefield


Jeff Johnson was navigating a run, driving near Heath Common when something captured his eye.

Mr Johnson, from Normanton, stated: “I simply saw something jet black I believed ‘what the hell is that?’

” When I examined once again I believed ‘that’s huge’ and I pulled over into a layby near a farmer’s gate.

Jeff Johnson thinks this image reveals a huge feline he found at Heath Common.

” For me it was absolutely no pet dog or regular feline. I have actually found out about individuals seeing huge felines however it’s not something I have actually ever seen prior to.”

Mr Johnson stated from the roadside the animal’s body appeared that it would reach simply listed below waist height with its head increasing above.

He stated he had to do with 200 metres far from the animal.

” I whistled to attempt attract it,” he stated.

” It looked however it simply remained fixed. It existed about 10 muinutes.

” I was very first thinking that I wished to get closer and after that I believed ‘no it might be rather unsafe’. I didn’t understand if I would have the ability to return if get to border fence if I attracted its attention.”

And it’s not the very first time that individuals think they have actually found huge felines wandering totally free in the district.

A panther like animal was spotted roaming in the countryside two times within a month in September 2016.

And in August that year video footage revealing a huge black feline was taken near to the Redbeck Motel on Doncaster Roadway in Crofton.

There have actually been numerous reported sightings of the ‘Monster Of Ossett’, which struck nationwide headings in 2000. Observers compared it to a huge black Irish wolfhound.

3 years later on there was a report of a big black feline stalking the town of Wintersett.

There were likewise sightings of a panther or puma like monster roaming in between Alverthorpe and Ossett in 2006.

An animal, smaller sized than a Labrador however larger than a feline, was found along an obsolete train track in between Wintersett and Newmillerdam in 2009.

And a “panther-like monster” was spotted roaming farmland in Notton in 2011.

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