Has ‘Bigfoot’ been spotted in Sussex woodland?

The picture, which Caroline Toms says was taken in the Angmering Park estate last week

The picture, which Caroline Toms says was taken in the Angmering Park estate last week

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Mystery surrounds this grainy image which appears to show a large shadowy figure lurking in woodland in Sussex.

It was taken by a woman as she was walking her dog through the Angmering Park Estate in Arundel last week.

Caroline claims the beast ran straight across her path

Caroline claims the beast ran straight across her path

She says she has no idea what it is that she photographed, and that when she published the picture of what looks like an ‘ape-like’ figure bending down on social media, it sent her friends into a frenzy.

Caroline Toms sent in the photograph and has asked if anyone knows what it is, or has come across a similar thing while in the park.

She said: “I posted this photo I took last week on my Facebook page and one of my friends suggested I contacted the paper, but I’m not sure if this would be of an interest to you or not?

“I took it whilst walking my dog through Angmering Park Estate last week.

The original image, taken by dog walker Caroline Toms

The original image, taken by dog walker Caroline Toms

“I have no idea what it is, have any of your readers seen anything similar in the woods?”

While some may look at the picture and think it resembles similar sightings of the legendary Bigfoot, others may feel it adds weight to the many who claim to have seen a big cat in the area.

The Sussex Big Cat Watch is a group that claims there has been ‘countless sightings’ of a puma or leopard over the years.

Among them, they say, was back in September 2009, when a walker saw a big black cat the size of a small labrador walk in front of him on the edge of a dense forest.

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