It was sometime before 3:00am on June 5 when Tim Peeler claimed to have witnessed a Bigfoot, upwards of 10 feet tall, that screeched like “a night bird” and grunted in the warm night air.
So many fascinating things about this story starting with Bigfoot leaving and then returning, the witness was able to describe the Sasquatch with a yellow beard and six fingers.
by ANN SHERIDAN / NewsChannel 36
E-mail Ann: ASheridan@WCNC.com
Posted on June 14, 2010 at 11:54 PM
Updated today at 11:57 PM
CASAR, N.C. -- Tim Peeler thought he was calling coyotes, but he got something that frightened even this self-proclaimed mountain man.
"Instead of them, (there was) him," he bellowed. "The thing was 10 feet tall with beautiful hair, yellowish hair and a yellow beard," said Peeler.
Sgt. Mark Self of the Cleveland County Sheriff's Office remembers the sightings of a "Bigfoot Beast" when he was a child.
"It scared me," he recalled. Self said people believed they saw a Sasquatch in the same parts of Cleveland County. The reports were frightening to the then 10-year-old boy. "It was killing animals and breaking into barns and killing chickens," he said of the reported stories.
Peeler says it's the same creature that he saw for himself just last week near his home atop a mountain in Casar. He says the beast was approaching his dogs and got wrapped around their chains.
"I rough talked him and said, 'you get away from here,'" he said. Peeler says the beast eventually left, but then came back again. "And I said, 'get, get,' and he went back down the path again."
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Cleveland County's Shelby Star Reports the incident