Investigators are convinced something "very sinister" is at play in a Peruvian village said to be being terrorised by mysterious 7ft creatures.

Petrified locals in San Antonio de Pintuyacu have blamed "yellow-eyed" beasts for the attempted abduction of a teenage girl and even claimed the mysterious attackers tried to remove her face.

After the attack American explorer, Timothy Alberino, travelled with ex-marine pal Doug Thornton deep into the Peruvian jungle to investigate.

Arriving in the remote village following a two-day boat trip, the pair were met with an eerie scene and a crowd of frightened locals.

Speaking exclusively to The Sun about his investigation, he said: "Everyone is very on edge, the men are in a state of heightened vigilance."

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