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Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010

Naked romp lands man, woman before prosecutors

Staff writer

Police turned over to prosecutors Wednesday their case against a 21-year-old man who walked naked on a street in Yokohama last month and a 22-year-old woman who ordered him to do so, alleging they committed acts of public indecency.

The unemployed man was arrested while walking naked near the JR Yokohama Line's Tokaichiba Station in Midori Ward for about 15 minutes from around midnight Aug. 19, a Yokohama police officer told The Japan Times.

The Midori Police Station received a call from a pedestrian who witnessed the incident. Officers then arrested the man and he was released Aug. 20.

The woman, also unemployed, and the man had been living together since January. She was angry with him for not paying rent and was quoted as telling him to, "Take off your clothes" and "follow my bicycle."

His clothes were found in the basket of her bicycle, the officer said.

The two were quoted as saying they did a stupid thing.

"This incident is unprecedented." The officer said. "I cannot understand why the man slavishly does what he is told."

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