By Hugh Dunnett, Crime Correspondent
Children’s entertainer Winnie the Pooh was behind bars last night for refusing to wear any underwear or trousers.
The bear always sports a small red tee-shirt but stubbornly wanders around with nothing underneath.
Police were called by concerned parents who feared the book, film and television star was trying to lure children in some kind of honeypot trap.
Officers detained Winnie the Pooh at his home in Hundred Acre Wood near Saxmundham, Suffolk at 4.30pm yesterday after reports he had gone to the Co-Op wearing nothing but his tight red shirt.
Suffolk police spokesperson Sergeant Lorraine Fisher, 34, said: “We can confirm we arrested a bear for indecent exposure.
“He is currently in police custody and is expected to appear before magistrates in the morning.”
However, naturists were furious about the arrest. Steve Walshe, 43, said: “Winnie the Pooh should be allowed to let it all hang out.
“It’s only natural.”
It is thought Winnie the Pooh fans couldn’t care less about his lack of underpants. They love buying Winnie the Pooh gear on Amazon.
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