Donald, where's your troosers? Man in boxers is detained after bringing M8 to standstill

The M8 came to a standstill this morning after a pedestrian wearing nothing but boxers shorts was spotted running across it.

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Police raced to the scene shortly before 7am today on the M8 near Harthill and Shotts, and detained him after he caused a build up of traffic heading towards Edinburgh.

Police Scotland said: “We received reports at 6.53am this morning of a man walking on the live carriageway of the M8 close to Junction 5 eastbound at Shotts. Officers attended and a man has been detained.”

Investigations are underway.

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