UFO hovers over Stevenage - girls draw identical mystery machine

PUBLISHED: 11:01 14 November 2012

Hermione Chamberlain and Courtney Holt with their images of the UFO

Hermione Chamberlain and Courtney Holt with their images of the UFO

Archant

A UFO was spotted by two young friends who drew the same spinning disc with flashing lights when questioned by an incredulous mum.

The strange object was seen by 10-year-olds Hermione Chamberlain and Courtney Holt last Thursday as they made their way back from the park along Skegness Road in Stevenage at around 5pm.

Hermione said: “We weren’t scared. We were a bit shocked. We thought it was a UFO. It was moving a little bit and it was high up in the sky. We watched it for about a minute and then we went inside.”

Back at Courtney’s home on Skegness Road, her mum asked the excited pair of Woolenwick Junior School pupils to go into separate rooms and draw what they had seen.

“What they drew was identical,” Hermione’s mum Anna said. “They described a white light around it and green and red flashing lights. They are not doing it as a topic at school, so something is going on.”

Did you see the mystery object? Got a little green man in the shed? Get in touch with the news desk on 01438 866200.

More news stories

40 minutes ago

A 30-year-old thief from Letchworth who racially abused one police officer and spat at a second, claiming to have HIV, has been jailed.

Yesterday, 18:02

One lane is closed southbound on the A1(M) after a crash between Junction 9 for Letchworth Gate and Junction 8 for Stevenage saw one car hit the central reservation and another end up in a field.

Yesterday, 15:46

A grandmother from Shefford who battled with cancer for seven years met the man who saved her life when he developed a drug funded by Worldwide Cancer Research.

Yesterday, 14:09

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision involving a car and a pedestrian on the A505 near Letchworth yesterday.

Most read stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the The Comet e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter