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Pontefract Contact Case - Greys, Abduction, OOB

Updated: Aug 24, 2019

Birmingham UFO Group Report

Author: Dave Hodrien

Originally forwarded by Richard Hall

Last Updated: 13/11/2012

For reasons of anonymity pseudonyms have been used

Tom from Pontefract in North England has had strange night-time experiences for many years. He has always wondered about the real reason behind them. Then in 2011 a particular incident occurred which seemed to link his experiences with ET contact. It is because of this that he decided to get in touch with me via This report gives an overview of his experiences and my thoughts on them.

Early Fears

Tom believes that his experiences began as early as 1976 when he was 9 years old. He says that it is very hard to put into words. There were occasions when he would suddenly get a feeling of extreme fear for no apparent reason. This happened both in the day time while he was playing with his toys, and in the middle of the night, there was seemingly no definite pattern to it. Tom says the best way to describe it is that he would suddenly feel very insignificant and overpowered, like there were invisible walls all around him. Whenever it occurred he would feel the need to be around others. This occurred on numerous occasions between the ages of 9-16 and then seemed to stop.

It was an unsettled time of his life due to the breakdown of his parent’s relationship and sudden relocation to Pontefract. Tom wonders if this was the reason behind these incidents. This is of course a possibility. However he does say that what was going on with his family was not overly traumatic. So perhaps there was another underlying reason, and that these sudden attacks of fear were brought on by him subconsciously being aware of one or more ET contact experiences. Contactees often report having sudden panic attacks which seem linked to their experiences rather than something else in their life. That said, Tom does not at present feel that these feelings are related to contact.


From about the age of 21, Tom has suffered from paralysis incidents while sleeping. The first memorable experiences of this occurred when he was sleeping on the back seat of his car at a car park in Doncaster. He suddenly awoke and found he couldn’t move. He could sense a presence that felt like it was interacting with him in some way. As he had been drinking during the evening he put the experience down to this.

However ever since he has had similar experiences occur from time to time. It tends to occur during the night and after he has gone off to sleep. He suddenly awakes with the feeling of a surge of energy through his body. He then finds that he cannot move at all. Sometimes he tries to force himself to speak, and only quiet murmurs come out. Tom is now divorced, but back when he was married prior to 2001 he had an agreement with his wife that if she heard him struggling in the night she would push him to help him get out of the paralysing state.

The fact that this has occurred regularly for many years and that Tom’s wife was present during many of these experiences while Tom was undergoing them means that they were probably not related to ET contact. That said, an experience in April 2011 would put this into question (see later).

Electrical Disturbance

In 2001 when Tom was 21 years old he used to live in a flat above a shop on Bently Road, Doncaster. One mid-week night he went off to sleep like normal, setting both his alarm clock and wrist watch for 5am. It was clear weather outside but quite cold due to the time of year. The following morning he awoke much later than intended.

He sat up and peered outside. It was a windy morning and some light snow had settled during the night. It was now fully bright so clearly much later than 5am. When he checked the alarm clock he found that it had reset and was just showing 0:00. He checked his watch which was lying next to the bed. This too had also reset and like the alarm was showing 0:00! Tom could not make sense of what had happened. He could not understand how both separate devices had both reset. He set the time back on them, and they both continued to work as normal. No other electrical devices in the house appeared to be affected in any way.