Camera set up to capture vandals records footage of ‘child ghost’ leaping over family car

A couple who set up a CCTV camera to catch vandals were left  aflutter when it captured this eerie footage – of what they believe is a ‘child  ghost’ leaping over their car.

Lisa Rigley, 44, and husband Phil, 51, set up  the camera outside their home after a spate of attacks on their cars.

But they were stunned when they spooled  through the footage and saw a strange shape fly into their driveway and clamber  over their Volvo Estate.

Bugged by a ghost: Lisa and Phil Rigley were left in a flutter when they spooled through the footage and saw a strange shape leaping over their Volvo Estate

Bugged by a ghost: Lisa and Phil Rigley were left in a  flutter when they spooled through the footage and saw a strange shape leaping  over their Volvo Estate

It appears to show a white glowing orb  jumping over their car in their driveway.

The ghostly pest then vanishes out of shot  before reappearing on the opposite side of the road.

Mother-of-two Lisa, who works as a doctor’s  receptionist, said: ‘The image of a child jumped over my fence, landed over the  roof of my car, flew down the street and flew back.

‘I’m absolutely gobsmacked by this. I’ve got  the footage here, it’s the image of a young child about four or five.

What a pest: The eerie clip was captured art 1.30am on August 1 outside the couple's home in Clifton, Nottingham

What a pest: The eerie clip was captured art 1.30am on  August 1 outside the couple’s home in Clifton, Nottingham

But they were left in a flutter when they spooled through the footage and saw a strange shape leaping over their Volvo Estate.
But they were left in a flutter when they spooled through the footage and saw a strange shape leaping over their Volvo Estate.

See the light: The footage appears to show a white  glowing orb jumping over their car in their driveway

‘It’s a ghost, it’s got to be.

‘We set the cameras up years ago after our  cars were vandalised but we’ve never seen anything like this before.

‘Our neighbour came over to ask if we could  go through the tape after she had some ornaments stolen from her front  garden.

‘We went through the tape to see if we could  see anyone walking past our gate at the time of the theft and saw this weird  hoodie-ghost jumping on our car.

‘It really was spooky. It was one of those  weird feelings where you just think to yourself, ‘what on earth is  it?’

‘It looks like Casper the friendly ghost but  it was certainly leaping all over the bonnet of our Volvo Estate.’

Husband Phil, a delivery driver, captured the footage on one  of the couple’s four black-and-white cameras.

He said: ‘I am cynical about ghosts because I  don’t believe in them but this footage is strange.

‘There is probably a perfectly rational  explanation but I have checked the tape and there is no distortion or damage  which could have caused this.

‘I also checked the car and there were no  signs of damage so at least we don’t have to pursue the ghost for criminal damage.’

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