Hundreds of ‘UFO and alien sightings’ in UK reported to police
Feb 12, 2018 | 0 |
Almost 400 sightings of aliens and UFOs have been reported to UK police forces in the past three years, according to shock figures seen by Express.co.uk. Officers across the country received 146 calls about apparent extra-terrestrial activity by concerned residents in 2015. A further 124 such calls were made to police forces in 2016, with the number of reported alien and UFO sightings falling to 112 last year. The total number of calls received by officers over the three-year period was 382.
But the true figure is likely to be much higher, as 16 of the UK’s 46 police forces did not respond to Express.co.uk’s Freedom of Information requests. Nick Pope, a former UFO investigator for the Ministry of Defence, said: “There’s massive under-reporting of UFOs, because witnesses fear being ridiculed or disbelieved. “Even if they do decide to come forward, many people don’t know who to contact.