Naked sleepwalker helped back to Manchester hotel

Chorlton Street, Manchester Image copyright Google
Image caption Police said it was a "genuine case of sleepwalking"

A man was helped back to his hotel after sleepwalking into the street in Manchester city centre without any clothes on, police have said.

The naked man was spotted outside his hotel on Chorlton Street, at about 04:30 BST.

Greater Manchester Police said it was a "genuine case of sleepwalking".

GMP tweeted: "We checked with officers; was proper somnambulism, not a dare. Person grateful for our help + saw the funny side themselves."

The man's identity has not been revealed by police.

Image copyright GMP twitter

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