Cops: Man caught in downtown wearing only t-shirt, socks

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Police arrested a 45-year-old man accused of walking around downtown wearing only a t-shirt and socks.

The Charleston Police Department charged Daniel Patrick Snyder of San Diego, Calif. with indecent exposure.

On Wednesday around 4 a.m., a police officer was in the area of Hasell and Anson streets when he said he saw Snyder quickly walking on the sidewalk wearing only a t-shirt and socks.

Snyder told the officer that he was walking to his girlfriend's house but could not provide a name or address of the house. Snyder said that he was from California and that he was staying at the Ansborough Inn.

According to authorities, the suspect could not give an explanation for not wearing pants, shoes or underwear.

Snyder explained to the officer that he was not doing anything wrong and wanted to return to his hotel room.

The officer said he saw multiple people in the area that could have seen Snyder walking the streets without proper clothing.

Snyder was arrested for indecent exposure and locked up at the Charleston County Detention Center.

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