Saucy Brits in Nun Garb Freed From Greek Jail
Charges against 'naughty nun' stag party dropped
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted May 26, 2009 5:15 AM CDT
British tourists arrive at a court in Iraklio on the Greek island of Crete yesterday, still wearing the nuns' costumes they were arrested in.   (AP Photo/Image Photo Services)
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(Newser) – A Greek court has freed 17 British men arrested while carousing dressed in nun's habits with lacy lingerie beneath, the BBC reports. Charges of offensive behavior were dropped against the men—who spent a night in jail and appeared in court still in costume—after no one showed up to testify that they had been offended by the group's antics.

The men, who range in age from 18-65, are members of a soccer club that makes an annual excursion during which they don costumes. They've dressed up as schoolgirls in Portugal and babies in Cyprus, and never run into any trouble until this weekend, the Guardian reports.