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According to the Manchester Evening News
A ghost was captured on camera

"Spooked staff at one of Britain's oldest inns spotted the shadowy spectre on CCTV footage

Spooked staff at one of Britain's oldest pubs believe they have caught a ghost on CCTV.

The freaky footage, which appears to show a shadowy figure flickering into view by the bar, was filmed at Ye Olde Man and Scythe in Bolton.

Manager Tony Dooley spotted the spectre when he checked the cameras on Friday morning and found they had mysteriously stopped recording at 6.18am.

"I came down and saw a glass smashed on the floor so I was instantly suspicious and went to check the CCTV and found it has stopped working," he said.

"We checked the footage and it revealed this figure.

"To be honest I was a bit concerned - I'm a bit of a sceptic when it comes to ghosts but you become more of a believer when you see things like that." - Manchester Evening News

We decided to take a closer look at the claim and came to the conclusion that the video was a well made Hoax.
So it was time to see if the video could be re-created. If a it could be that would point to the simplest explanation being a hoax and not "Proof" of anything.

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