Naked driver arrested after allegedly stealing car

Police said they put an end to a B.C. man’s naked crime spree last week.

According to the Surrey Now Leader, authorities were alerted of a break and enter in a south Surrey neighbourhood in late February. A resident’s car was also taken during the incident.

Locals nearby also reported that someone had stolen licence plates off of two different vehicles.

About an hour later, the RCMP received numerous reports of an erratic driver, involving multiple collisions.

A Langley resident caught video images of a naked driver, who abandoned his car, ran around a field near a road, hides under a tree for a few minutes and then runs across the property before climbing into the vehicle and driving away.

Police caught up with the driver after he crashed the car through a fence at a commercial site. The vehicle was bearing the stolen plates that were snatched up in south Surrey.

The individual unsuccessfully attempted to flee on foot and was arrested unharmed, police said.

The 26-year-old, from Kelowna, now faces charges of break and enter, theft of a motor vehicle, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, flight from police, failure to stop and two counts of theft under $5,000.