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The Metro Monster is a lesser known urban legend in DC. It is said to terrorize the tunnels of the metro train stations, especially DuPont Circle station. There have been many sightings of this monster including an incident where the cryptid approached a student. It appears to be extremely tall, but it’s always hunched over. It’s similar to a rake but there have been some who have claimed that the cryptid has tentacles to hunt its prey. It is usually seen by maintenance workers and train operators late at night.

Description[]

The Metro Monster is a tall, pale being that stands on two feet. It’s around ten feet tall, but it is always hunched over. According to a student who was confronted by it, it is hostile, but spooks easily with loud noise.

Sightings[]

Most sightings of the Metro Monster take place at the stations from Friendship Heights to DuPont Circle. It is said to dwell in the long forgotten trolley tunnels under DuPont Circle, only coming out to hunt. Many sightings of the Metro Monster take place late at night, and are made by passengers and train operators. Most likely, your red line train operator has seen it late at night.


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