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The case of the man wearing only a leash

WHEELING, W.Va. – Imagine driving down the road, possibly on the way to work, and looking out the window only to see … a naked man, on all fours, being walked on a leash.

That scenario played out Tuesday morning in Ohio County.

At 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a woman walking a naked man around the yard on a leash outside a Roney’s Point residence between Valley Grove and Triadelphia.

Deputy Nelson Croft said a passerby called police after seeing the couple in the yard.

“It’s a case of consenting adults having outdoor sex,” Croft said, describing it as kinky. “We referred it to the prosecutor’s office for consideration of an indecent exposure charge.”

He said the woman apparently was dressed and leading the naked man around the yard on his hands and knees. Croft said no charges were filed at the scene because deputies did not witness the event. According to Croft, the Washington County, Pa., couple was visiting friends.

“They were both dressed and in the house when we got there,” he said.

Prosecutor Scott Smith has not decided whether he will bring charges against the couple…

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