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Monday, February 19, 2024

SCREECHING WINGED 'GARGOYLE' Encountered Near Lisle, Illinois Abbey

In 1998, a teen couple was out late at night driving around Lisle, Illinois when they encountered a screeching winged gargoyle-like humanoid that swept down toward the car.

I received the following account:

"In 1998, I was a senior in high school, taking a late-night ride with my boyfriend near his house in Naperville/Lisle, Illinois. We were sneaking out to have a cigarette. As we were driving along a street, slowly with both windows completely down (had a Mustang and didn’t want to wake the neighborhood with his loud exhaust) we heard a loud screech in the distance.

We looked at each other and confirmed that we both had heard the same thing. He slowed down to a complete stop to listen. All of a sudden, coming from the left side of the driver's side of the front windshield appeared this Gargoyle-like thing. It was about 4 feet in length, with wings, front claws, Reptilian-like skin, and big glowing eyes. The color is hard to remember, it was almost transparent, like purple.

As it flew in front of the windshield, literally over the hood of the car, it stopped suddenly and proceeded to scare the crap out of us both. Its eye protruded from its head and it made a snarling-like gesture. It definitely was trying to scare us. It then flew off or disappeared.

This happened so quickly. The adrenaline in our veins is pumped instantly from the fright. Immediately after the thing flew off, I looked to the left at my boyfriend and every hair on both of his arms was standing straight up. Again, we both confirmed what we had seen and were bewildered.

20 years later, I still wonder what we had seen. I’ve researched on my own on the net. I have found that what I had witnessed has been possibly been seen and maybe still out there.

This sighting makes me a believer that there is another dimension that we cannot see. It sometimes may show its face. This thing, this entity was not nice. It was demonic, it used its power over us to scare us beyond anything that I’ve ever felt before.

I drive by the location all the time. I live near it. The location is near a wooded area/a subdivision and, get this, an abbey and monastery. The land that we were traveling on and also the wooded area (perhaps it lived in) was once land owned by the abbey. Is there a connection? I’d love to know! Regards, K"

NOTE: I contacted the witness and was told that the incident occurred near St. Procopius Abbey in Lisle. Lon

Have you had a sighting of a winged humanoid or huge bat-like creature in the Chicago, Illinois metro area / Lake Michigan region? The entity has also been referred to as the 'Chicago Mothman', 'Chicago Owlman' & 'O'Hare Mothman' or 'O'Hare Batman.' - Chicago / Lake Michigan Winged Humanoid Regional Interactive Map - Please feel free to contact me at lonstrickler@phantomsandmonsters.com - your anonymity is guaranteed. Our investigative group is conducting a serious examination of his phenomenon. We are merely seeking the truth and wish to determine what eyewitnesses have been encountering. Your cooperation is truly appreciated.

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