Austrian visitors claim to have found Nessie in Loch Creran

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A UFO scientist and three of his friends claim to have found Nessie … but almost 100 miles from her usual home.

Waltraud Kaliba and partner Jürgen Trieb, along with two doctor friends, claim to have seen a ‘strange creature in the water on July 27, at 7.30 in the morning’.

Waltraud Kaliba and Jürgen Trieb.

Setting about taking an image of the creature, the group managed to take two blurry photos before it submerged back into the sea.

Ms Kaliba-Trieb, from Knittelfeld asked The Oban Times: ‘Is Nessie back?’

She continued: ‘On July 27, at 7.30am, we four Austrian tourists made a strange observation while walking the shore of Loch Creran.

‘Within a distance of 200 meters the head and back of a mysterious creature popped out of the quiet waters surrounding the Isle of Eriska.

‘The creature could be seen by us for approximately 10 seconds and we could shoot two pictures of the creature, before it disappeared again.’

A spokesman for the police said he was not aware of any unusual activity in the waters around Loch Creran.