[18 AUG 00] CRIMES,
FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Nudist Warned At Court Appearance
nudity campaigner Vincent Bethell has got in trouble for trying to
appear in court without any clothes on.
was refused entry to the dock at Bow Street magistrates’ court
yesterday because he wouldn’t put his clothes on.
he was warned by the stipendiary magistrate that he could be
barred from attending his own trial if he continued to refuse to
wear his clothes.
aged 28, from Foleshill Road, is accused of disorderly conduct
likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress after he was stopped
by police in Horseferry Road, London, on Tuesday.
is a member of the Freedom To Be Yourself Campaign, which promotes
the right of nudists to bare all in public.