Police division’s quarantine plea: Put on pants when going out to the mailbox

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Working from house week after week (after week) amid the coronavirus lockdown, it is simple to skip each day rituals like showering, raking a comb by means of your hair or placing on pants.  

And the Taneytown Police Division in Maryland has one thing to say about that vogue fake pas. “Please bear in mind to place pants on earlier than leaving the home to verify your mailbox,” the division posted to its official Fb web page Tuesday. “You recognize who you’re. That is your closing warning.”

It is unclear whether or not police within the Carroll County city of seven,000 have truly noticed pants-free residents checking their mail or are simply attempting to lighten the temper. In these hectic instances, it is not laborious to think about becoming a member of a Zoom name sans slacks after which absent-mindedly popping exterior earlier than realizing you are solely half-dressed. 

Officers from the Taneytown Police Division weren’t instantly obtainable for remark, and native ABC information affiliate WMAR wasn’t in a position to definitively resolve the thriller when it dug for the perpetrator round city. “I do know a good friend that used to do this, and he lives in Taneytown,” McKenzie Carter advised a reporter when she discovered of the publish. 

Pants-free residents or not, the division’s social media humor is not going unnoticed by the general public. 

“What an superior and really service-oriented FB web site,” one customer wrote. “What an awesome job making the general public really feel comfy with the police.”

On Thursday, the Taneytown police shared extra pants humor by reposting a bulletin from the Holliston Police Division in Massachusetts asking for assist figuring out a lacking merchandise — pants made out of material. “We’re unfamiliar with it, as residents are sometimes seen sporting cotton sweatpants, yoga pants, leggings, or different stretchy materials. It doesn’t seem like from the yr 2020,” the bulletin reads.  

“Oh I bear in mind these,” one particular person responded. Wrote one other, “Seems to be like some form of historical torture machine.” 

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