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Man seen walking naked while holding Bible on public street (video)

By Mason White 1:52 PM October 19, 2014
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By: Mahesh Sarin
(Scroll down for video) A man was detained on charges of public indecency after allegedly walking on a public street while holding a Bible, police in Mississippi.

Hattiesburg Police said that the incident with the naked man unfolded on Wednesday.

The man walked down Hutchinson Avenue, near the Hattiesburg High School at 1:30 p.m.

When approached, the suspect quoted verses from the Bible. Police were called to the scene, and took the man into custody near Hardy Street.

The man was taken to a local hospital for observation. According to the initial police investigation, the man had not taken his prescribed medication, leading to the incident.