Ex Hertford cop’s ‘close encounter’ after UFO sighting

17:31 01 July 2010

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A FORMER police officer saw a UFO, and what he thought were children that “disappeared all of a sudden”, while driving from Hertford to Puckeridge.

The sighting was in July last year, but has only emerged within the last few days on a UFO-watcher’s website.

In his tantalising account the ex-cop, who identified himself only as Nick R, wrote: “I saw whilst driving along the A10 going home one evening after work north a light which was not the moon, orange and oval in shape. I drove into my parking space in Puckeridge and went into my flat. Faffed about for about 10 minutes then went outside for a cigarette.

“I saw something which I have never told anyone about. My flat was in Cambridge Court in Puckeridge backed on to fields. I saw in the twilight what I thought were kids messing about. No, as the light faded around 21.30 the orange globe appeared in the sky. I was at this time watching something on TV, then went outside for a fag again.”

Chillingly he raised the prospect of seeing alien beings that he initially thought were “children”, in the field – a so-called ‘close encounter of the third kind’.

He added: “I know that area is a flight path from Stansted, but that was strange.

“The children disappeared all of a sudden. I lived there for one-and-a-half years, and never experienced anything like that.”

In reply to the post another site user wrote: Intrigued by your report, am interested in sightings on either 25/26th of July in this area seems to be a pattern.”

He suggested Nick R report his sighting on another site dedicated to serving and retired police officers’ sightings of UFO-related phenomena.

2 comments

  • As my daughter and I were leaving her house approx late last November we saw a very similar UFO flying at a steady speed on a straight trajectory flying across the sky until it disappeared into the distance (it wsn't as bright as the one in your picture). At first we thought it was a firework because it appeared to come from the same direction just as some that had been set off....but it definately wasn't, not only because it lasted too long to be a firework, but also because of the nature of it.

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    nannycool

    Friday, July 23, 2010

  • As my daughter and I were leaving her house approx late last November we saw a very similar UFO flying at a steady speed on a straight trajectory flying across the sky until it disappeared into the distance (it wsn't as bright as the one in your picture). At first we thought it was a firework because it appeared to come from the same direction just as some that had been set off....but it definately wasn't, not only because it lasted too long to be a firework, but also because of the nature of it.

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    nannycool

    Friday, July 23, 2010

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