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Naked Man A Blast in Mt. Isa

Oh those wacky Queenslanders:

A MAN running down the street in nothing but underwear and a bike helmet adorned with exploding fire crackers caused a stir in Mt Isa Sunday night.

Mt Isa Superintendent Les Hopkins said the spectacle began about 10.50pm, when the man ran up and down Camooweal Street in the town’s city centre.

Supt Hopkins said although the parade sounded amusing and probably looked the same way, it was incredibly dangerous at the time.

“He was running close to one of our main roads, where the big road trains travel,” Supt Hopkins said.

“It could have been quite tragic.”

Supt Hopkins said the man had not offered an explanation as to why he had attached the fire crackers to his head.

The 22-year-old Mt Isa man was charged with being a public nuisance and having possession of fireworks.  [Courier-Mail]