Floating Ghost Caught on Surveillance Video, Police Say

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A spine-tingling image captured on surveillance video at a police station in New Mexico has some wondering whether the station is haunted by ghosts.

Police say a floating image captured on surveillance video was a ghost. (Credit: CNN)

Police say a floating image captured on surveillance video was a ghost. (Credit: CNN)

An Espanola police officer said he was keeping an eye on the surveillance cameras at the station when he noticed a shadow-like figure floating across the screen.

"At first I thought it was a podilla, a fly or moth, then I saw the legs and it was a human... a ghost," said Officer Karl Romero.

There's no logical explanation for the sighting, according to police, who said they have ruled out an issue with lighting or a technical glitch.

They also claimed that the area where the moving image was spotted was secured, and that there was no way in our out without an open gate and an alarm sounding.

Officers suspect the supernatural and claim this wasn't the first incident. They report hearing strange noises in the middle of the night and seeing unexplainable images in the lobby as well.

"I do believe it was a ghost," said Espanola Det. Solomon Romero.

This story aired on the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Sept. 25, 2014.