Bizarre moment a naked man sprints down a London street with three police officers in hot pursuit
- The man was chased by three officers in Queensway, Bayswater, west London
- He was arrested after being assessed by London Ambulance Service yesterday
- Ross Springham, 29, appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court charged with indecent exposure
Pedestrians on a London street were shocked to see a naked man streaking down the pavement with three police officers chasing after him.
The scenes, captured in Queensway, Bayswater, west London, at around 8am yesterday show the man sprint along the high street with three officers in hot pursuit.
He was arrested by police after being assessed by the London Ambulance Service and is now in custody.
Ross Springham, 29, appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court later the same day charged with indecent exposure.
The man sprints along the high street in Queensway, Bayswater, west London, with officers chasing after him
During the footage, the man runs past a police car as two members of the force chase after him in front of stunned bystanders.
Moments later, a third officer jumps out of his police car and joins his colleagues in pursuit of the naked man.
A Metropolitan Police spokesperson said: ‘Police were called to the Westway, W2, at around 08:00hrs on Sunday, 21 February following reports that a man was walking naked in the street.
‘Officers and the London Ambulance Service (LAS) attended.
Officers continue to run after the naked man as he runs past shops and stunned bystanders on the street
The man crosses the road and continues to run as the officers follow close behind him
‘The man was arrested after being seen and assessed by LAS and was taken into custody at a central London police station.
‘Ross Springham, 29, of no fixed abode, was charged on Monday, 22 February with indecent exposure.
‘He appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court later the same day and we await an update on the outcome.’