Man Shoots Fla. Police Robot With Assault Rifle

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. --

A naked man was arrested in Brevard County after using an assault rifle to shoot a robot sent into his home by a SWAT team, according to police.

Police said the man was suicidal. The Broward County Sheriff's Office sent a $65,000 robot into his home after the man threatened to kill anyone who came near him, according to police.

At first, the naked resident tried to break the robot. Then, he pulled out a high-powered assault rifle and started shooting it, police said.

The man eventually went outside and surrendered to police.

The robot was severely damaged.

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