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Naked Man Seen Walking About In Nothing But A G-String Made From Face Mask

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A naked man has been spotted walking about on Oxford Street in central London, wearing nothing but a face mask as a sort of makeshift g-string.

Those in the vicinity couldn’t believe their eyes, reacting with amusement and shock at the sight of the man strolling about confidently, blue mask scarcely covering his modesty.

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It’s unclear exactly what prompted this man to try out such a bold look. Face masks are indeed now compulsory in shops, however all government guidance I’ve seen would suggest that a person should wear it over their nose and mouth.

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As the man paraded down the street, backside bared to the world, many of those around him looked on with confusion, some taking out their phones for a pic. However, he did not appear to be put off by the attention.

This timely use of a face mask comes as many of us are stocking up on face coverings for shopping trips and takeaway runs in accordance with new rules. However, I would imagine very few would attempt this erm, creative take.

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Chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales, John Apter, has today urged retail outlets to make the rules about mandatory face masks ‘crystal clear’, warning:

If you are not wearing a face covering then you are not coming in. Officers will be there to help stores if needed – but only as a last resort, as we simply do not have the resources.

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Apter also advised people against jumping to conclusions when it comes to those who are exempt from wearing masks, stating:

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If you’re out shopping today and you see somebody not wearing a face covering it may be because they have a hidden disability. Don’t jump to conclusions, don’t have a go at them. This is new for us all, it’s about keeping each other safe. Please be nice!

It’s unclear whether or not this man was taking extra precautions by wearing a mask on his nether regions. However, judging by the fact that there was nothing on his face besides a relaxed smile, I should say not.

Interestingly, public nudity isn’t actually an offence in England and Wales. However, it can become one under certain circumstances, for example if a a complainant could prove the individual had taken their clothes off with the intention to shock or cause upset.

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Topics: News, COVID-19, London, Mask

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