'Nudie run' prisoner fronts court from a distance

A MAN who allegedly stripped and escaped from the dock at the Maroochydore Magistrates Court has been remanded in custody to appear again at a later date.

Dean Andrew Kenning, 29, appeared via video link from prison when charges including escaping lawful custody were mentioned in court today.

Mr Kenning is in custody on a total of 24 charges, which included driving while disqualified, drug driving, driving unregistered and driving an uninsured vehicle.

He had been brought before the Maroochydore Magistrates Court on October 10 when he allegedly escaped from the dock, sparking a police manhunt which ended with his arrest in Mooloolaba later that day.

Mr Kenning has been remanded to appear again on November 24.