March 19, 2009 / 7:41 AM / 8 years ago

Baggy-trousered Aussie teen fined for cheeky flash

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CANBERRA (Reuters) - An Australian teenager wearing baggy trousers and no underwear was fined after his pants fell down just as a female police officer was walking past, a newspaper reported on Thursday.

Trent Joseph Wroe, 19, was fined A$250 ($168), and ordered to wear a belt, after the February 28 incident in Mooloolaba in the northern Queensland state, the Sunshine Coast Daily newspaper reported.

Police told a magistrate's court that Wroe deliberately bared his buttocks, but Wroe said he was wearing a pair of borrowed pants which were too big and fell down in the wrong place at the wrong time.

He said he would apologize to the police officer, and promised to wear a belt and underwear in future.

($1=a$1.49)

Reporting by James Grubel, editing by Miral Fahmy

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