Naked Florida man tells police he is from ‘different earth’

PALM BEACH, Fla. — Worth Avenue, in ritzy Palm Beach, touts itself as an “enchanting resort destination.” People dining and strolling through the boutique shops in the South Florida town were certainly not prepared to see a naked man walking down the street on Wednesday.

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That was out of this world. And according to the Palm Beach Police Department, Jason Smith, 44, allegedly claimed that he was from “a different earth.”

Smith was charged with indecent exposure, disorderly conduct, and resisting arrest, according to Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office online booking records.

Police said that an employee from the Tab-oo restaurant on Worth Avenue called police on Wednesday and reported that a naked man had just walked past the restaurant in view of the customers, WPEC-TV reported.

Police arrived at the scene and approached Smith, who allegedly said he did not know where he had left his clothes, according to the television station.

Smith was arrested and taken to the police station, where he initially refused to give his name and date of birth, WPBF-TV reported.

He also allegedly told officers that he did not have a Social Security number or identification, according to the television station.

According to an arrest report, Smith allegedly told police that he resided on a different earth, WPEC reported.

He later told police he lived in West Palm Beach.

That is where Smith currently resides, as he was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail early Thursday, according to online booking records. Bail was set at $1,000.