Near-naked Cowboy arrested in Nth Qld

A scantily-clad cowboy had been arrested in north Queensland.

The man, from New South Wales, was reportedly dressed only in a cowboy hat and a pair of thongs when he was arrested in the Cairns central business district on Sunday night.

The Brisbane Times reported that he told Police he had lost a bet.


Police were alerted to the naked cowboy when a complaint was made by a member of the public.  No horse was located with the cowboy.

He faces one charge of wilful damage and is due to face Cairns Magistrates Court on October 28.