Pennsylvania Police Use Taser to Subdue Naked Man

WASHINGTON, Pa. --

Washington police officers had to use a Taser to subdue a naked man reading Bible passages inside the City Mission on West Wheeling Street Sunday night.

Officers said that the 6-foot-4, 300-pound Baltimore-area man would not respond to requests from police to get on the ground.

The suspect was reportedly standing in the pulpit acting as if he was giving a sermon. Police said that the man’s clothes were in a pile on the chapel floor.

A few people were in the chapel at the time. Police said others left because they were frightened.

The suspect was taken to Washington Hospital to receive treatment.

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