SPOTTED: A witness allegedly sighted a yowie 15-20km north of Roma. INSET: The witness's sketch of the mysterious creature had Facebook divided.
SPOTTED: A witness allegedly sighted a yowie 15-20km north of Roma. INSET: The witness's sketch of the mysterious creature had Facebook divided.

Witness reports yowie sighting north of Roma

YOWIE enthusiasts in the southwest have been buoyed by news of a sighting of the mysterious beast 15-20km north of Roma.

According to the Australian Yowie Research Facebook page, the notoriously camera-shy creature was seen on Monday after a female driver on the Carnarvon Highway noticed what appeared to be a large rock on the side of the road.

As the witness approached the area, the 'rock' then stood up on two legs and revealed itself to be five-foot tall and covered in auburn red hair.

 

The witness's sketch of the mysterious creature had Facebook divided.
The witness's sketch of the mysterious creature had Facebook divided. Contributed

Following the incident, the witness drew a sketch of the creature which she posted on Facebook, drawing a mixed response.

Viki Brown said her late grandfather "had seen one when he was a boy in Kingaroy" and that his description resembled the sketch.

Other users suggested it might have been a man dressed in camouflage or even Bigfoot.

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