The Market Basket grocery store chain in New England, US has been forced to concern an official assertion after a number of shoppers reported seeing a ghost at one in all its shops in a narrative which gained nationwide media consideration.
In a closed Facebook group, residents reported a number of sightings of a ghost carrying Victorian-era clothes, particularly a nightgown, floating by way of the aisles.
The apparition has been described as brief, youngish (or ghoulish) between the ages of 17 and 30 with lengthy, dark hair, gentle pores and skin and blue eyes, wearing Victorian-era garb.
“This is going to sound really really strange,” one involved shopper wrote in a closed Facebook group for residents to share details about native occasions and points. “But has anyone seen a ghost in the Wilmington Market Basket?”
“I’ve seen something like this but… younger,” one particular person wrote. “[Definitely] around that era tho [sic], the clothes and hair style.”
One worker who has labored a number of in a single day shifts believes the store is “definitely haunted” but additionally conceded “it’s probably just your imagination taking you to crazy places after working alone for 10 hours straight.”
“As far as we know all of our stores are ghost-free,” Justine Griffin, a spokesperson for The Market Basket stated in a press release to the Globe. “But if there’s anything to it, she’s probably attracted to our Victorian-era prices.”