Garage 'haunted by coin-throwing ghost'
He claimed it has moved around piles of tyres during the night while the garage, in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, was locked. Two pre-war coins have also mysteriously turned up on the garage floor, and Mr White believes they were left by the ghost, which has been seen wearing 1940s dress.
Mr White found the first of the old penny pieces, dated 1936 and bearing the image of George VI, when he arrived for work one day in February. The second copper coin, dated 1938, was lying in almost the same spot when Mr White, 35, and one of his mechanics turned up at the depot in Doncaster last week.
Mr White said: 'I took all the strange stories with a big pinch of salt when I bought the place. But I wouldn't like to say it's not true any more. There's no logical explanation for the two old pennies turning up like they did. I wish there was. It's a little bit scary knowing that there's something happening while the place is locked up at night.'
Previous owner Nigel Lee once called in a clergyman to perform an exorcism.
Mr White added: 'Nigel told me all about the tyres being moved around when the place was locked up at night and customers witnessing small change and stones coming out of nowhere and flying here and there. It's all right being sceptical about these things, but I'm the owner of two very old pennies now, and I'd love to know where they came from.'