Friends' selfie photobombed by a 'ghostly' face

Two friends have been left completely freaked out after spotting what looks to be a ghost in the background of a selfie.

Natalie Wilkinson, 28 and her friend Kerry Morris, 31, were on a tour of St Nicholas’ Church in Doncaster, UK, after spotting an ad for bell ringers and deciding to give it a try.

The pair met up with a group at the historic church, which dates back to the 12th century, and were given a short tour – before deciding to snap a quick selfie towards the end.

“We were then taken on a tour of the upper bell tower, to see the clocks mechanisms and the insides of the bells,” Natalie said.

Natalie and Kerry were on a tour of a church when they snapped a selfie. Photo: Caters News

“It’s quite freaky up there being a church and as old as it is, the steps are narrow and old wood, meaning only one person could squeeze down at a time.

“We took the selfie and headed back to the group not realising what we had captured.”

They were horrified when later the same night they checked the photo and spotted a terrifying ghostly face of what appears to be a little boy behind them.

They didn’t realise what was lurking behind them until later. Photo: Caters News

“It wasn’t until we were walking home when we were about to head different paths that we decided to take a look at the pictures we had taken, there were multiple but there was one that stood out,” Natalie said.

“We were both freaked out and nervously joked about it being the Antichrist.”

They’ve since found out the church’s north doors are known as ‘Devil’s doors’ because they were meant to be left open to let the bad spirits out.

The church’s grounds also contain a memorial for two young soldiers who were killed in WWII on the same day.

After taking the supernatural photo, the two friends got in touch with ghost hunters Paranormal Investigations UK.

They ran some tests to confirm the authenticity of the picture and said there was no rational explanation for the mysterious face.

“Shaken, we went our separate ways after we saw what was on the pic,” Natalie added.

“When the following week came, we both decided not to return to our newfound hobby because we were too freaked out by our previous encounter.”

 With additional reporting by Caters News.

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