Police: Naked Pa. man won’t be charged

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Police said a half-naked Philadelphia man who attacked a driver while proclaiming to be the messiah won’t be charged with a crime.


Authorities said the 57-year-old man was unconscious when they found him on a street at about 4 a.m. Sunday, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported. Police first thought the man had been thrown from a vehicle, but he told them that he suffered from depression and became delusional after mixing a new medication with alcohol.


The man told police he ran into the street naked from the waist down, banged on vehicles, and punched a 24-year-old man who was inside a car. Police were able to locate that car and interview the occupants.


The naked man was treated for a busted lip at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.


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