Slender Man began as a meme on a website called Something Awful in 2009, but has since taken on a life of his own. Said to be impossibly tall and thin, with black tentacles for arms that he uses to catch unsuspecting children, many people claim actually to have seen him.
In 2014, two 12-year old girls in Milwaukee, USA, lured their friend into the woods and stabbed her 20 times. Their motivation? To prove their devotion to Slender Man – and persuade him to reveal himself to them.
Now, video footage has emerged that appears to show a man wandering about in a forest, where he’s confronted by a creature resembling the description of Slender Man. According to Youtube channel Nv Tv, the camera man was camping at his favourite site – and never returned…
Child snatcher: Slender Man