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Naked Man Walks Dog in Tallahassee

A 40-year-old man, walking his dog in the nude, was tased by police when he refused to follow an officer's commands.

David McCranie of the Tallahassee Police Department says an officer on patrol spotted the man shortly after 8 p.m. Friday at the 2200 block of Hartsfield Road.

The man was asked what he was doing and told the officer, "Allah told me to watch a Bruce Willis movie and walk the dog,'' McCranie said.

The man became hostile and was clearly in need of mental health services. Because of his mental status and his threats to officers, police had to deploy a taser.

McCranie said using the taser was the only way to subdue the man without having to hurt him. The man was then sent for mental health evaluation and treatment.

No injuries were reported.

The man was not charged with indecent exposure because he had mental health issues, so it does not qualify as a crime.


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