Nude Man Rides Hong Kong MTR in Nothing but Crocs

By Matthew Bossons, July 27, 2017

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Evening commuters on Hong Kong’s MTR were treated to a revealing display yesterday, when a young man boarded the subway at Tsim Sha Tsui (TST) wearing nothing but a pair of foam Crocs.

According to a report by the South China Morning Post, the buck-naked man, 20, was first spotted on Hankow Road, where he used an ATM to withdraw cash before heading to the metro at around 7pm. 

Carrying a phone, headphones and wallet, the man garnered considerable attention (which generally happens when you strut around town in your birthday suit) while waiting to board a train bound for Hong Kong Island. Rush hour commuters reported the man to MTR staff at Tsim Sha Tsui Station.

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From TST, the man traveled to Admiralty, where subway workers followed the man onto a Chai Wan-bound train, according to the SCMP. At this point, police were alerted to the situation and officers caught up with the nude man at North Point Station, a full six stops from TST. 

Although the exhibitionist showed little interest or issue with gawkers and photo takers on his city-crossing journey, he reportedly became agitated and began speaking incoherently when approached by police.

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“A security guard told the man that he was acting inappropriately, but [the naked man] said, ‘I’m living in my own game world, you can leave me alone. If people want to take photos, they can take photos’,” a witness told Apple Daily

Police arrested the man, apparently a resident of Hau Tak Estate in Tseung Kwan O, and he was transported to Chai Wan’s Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital for a medical exam. It is believed the man suffers from mental health issues. 

READ MORE: Old Man Strolls Through Dongguan Completely Naked

[Images via WeChat]

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