Bradenton police detain naked man carrying Bible

April 27, 2014 

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BRADENTON — The Bradenton Police Department detained a naked man after he was spotted walking in the 1100 block of Martin Luther King Avenue West at 12:09 a.m. Sunday, according to a report.

Police said the man was carrying a Bible. When an officer tried to make contact with the subject he ran east where he was caught four blocks later after a brief struggle, police said.

The man was taken to Manatee Memorial Hospital for a medical evaluation.

A charge of exposure of sexual organs has been filed with the State Attorney’s Office.

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