Pantless man accused of harassing neighbor’s horse

A man who apparently wasn’t wearing pants has been accused of harassing a neighbor’s horse. The Tri-City Herald reported the horse’s owner spotted a bald man without any pants chasing the horse about 3:30 a.m. Friday in a corral. Benton County sheriff’s deputies identified a 26-year-old man, who lives next door, as the suspect and he was jailed for investigation of trespassing.

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Pantless man accused of harassing neighbor’s horse

I can’t help but think that the phrase apparently wasn’t wearing pants was added on the insistence of some copy editor looking to mitigate any possibility of correction or apology.