Naked man steals police car, goes on joy ride
A NAKED man has allegedly stolen a police car and taken it for a late night joy ride in Maroochydore.
Officers were responding to a traffic crash at the intersection of Maud Street and Aerodrome Road about 7.35pm Saturday when it's alleged a naked man entered their unmanned police vehicle.
The officers attempted to get the man out of the car butt he managed to drive away.
The vehicle was later located at the intersection of Ocean Street and Beach Road and the man was taken into custody.
A 26-year-old Golden Beach man has been charged with two counts of willful exposure, and one count each of unlawful use of a motor vehicle, obstruct police and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and adversely affected by and intoxicating substance.
He is due to appear in the Maroochydore Magistrates Court on December 2.
Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.