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Couple steals lawnmower and rides it home naked after their clothes were stolen while swimming naked

By Mason White 2:06 PM July 19, 2016
Lawnmower (illustration) 

By: Mahesh Sarin
A couple told police that they had no choice but to steal a lawnmower and ride naked because someone stole their clothes while they were swimming naked, according to police in Missouri.

Joplin police said that they have arrested Tanya Hopper, 40, and Larry Webster, 55, after stealing the lawnmower from a backyard and driving it to their home.

They were both charged with one count of theft. According to the police investigation, the incident unfolded on Tuesday morning near the creek.

Police received calls that a couple was riding a lawnmower naked. Police made contact with the couple around 9:00 a.m., after finding the stolen lawnmower in front of their home.

The couple admitted to stealing and riding the lawnmower naked because their clothes were stolen while they were swimming naked in the creek.