A local man wanted for harassment took off all his clothes during police chase on Monday.

Man wanted for harassment gets naked during police chase

A local man wanted for criminal harassment took off all his clothes when chased by Nelson police officers down Baker Street.

A local man wanted for criminal harassment took off all his clothes when chased by Nelson police officers down Baker Street.

On May 20, police caught up with a man they believe had repeatedly been taunting a Nelson man over the past few days. As soon as he was spotted, he fled on foot with officers pursuing in vehicles and on foot.

“As the suspect ran along the sidewalk he doffed his hat, necklaces, glasses and in time, all of his clothing,” says a release issued by the Nelson Police Department. “The officers eventually engaged the naked, sweating and spitting male in the 400 block of Baker street and completed the arrest.”

The man was taken into custody and continued to behave unpredictably. With the assistance of Nelson Mental Health, the male was delivered to the appropriate health care providers. The man now faces charges of criminal harassment and resisting arrest.

 

Just Posted

Slocan seniors’ housing hosts grand opening Sept. 27

The society wants to give the public a glimpse before tenants move in and the weather changes.

Kootenay author to speak about her hockey mom memoir

Angie Abdou will be at the Oxygen Art Centre on Sept. 28

LETTER: Candidate withdraws from Nelson election

Heather Keczan has decided not to run

Bernie Brown campaigning to be Nelson’s mayor

Brown says affordable housing, mental health and food security are her priorities

VIDEO: Lydia Kania is here to skunk you

The Vallican track athlete has turned to cribbage in her senior years

New silver collector coin features Indigenous dancer

New silver collectors coin captures fast-paced energy of an Indigenous powwow

B.C. woman with autism has scooter stolen from SkyTrain station

Kayla Polege purchased scooter after ‘shutdowns’ on transit

Off Nova Scotia, a bid to ‘unravel the mystery’ of great white sharks

The question: Is Nova Scotia the second mating site for Atlantic white sharks, something scientists say could be key to protecting the endangered species.

Man arrested after carjacking, collision, pepper spray attacks in Vancouver

Vancouver police say one man is in custody after a chaotic scene of events in the downtown core

Canadian investigator says World Anti-Doping Agency got a bad deal from Russia

A Canadian lawyer says the World Anti-Doping Agency rushed into accepting a bad deal by reinstating the country’s drug-testing program.

Fashion Fridays: Rock some animal print

Kim XO, lets you in on the latest fall fashion trends on Fashion Fridays on the Black Press Media Network

New evacuations ordered because of Florence flooding

Emergency managers on Friday ordered about 500 people to flee homes along the Lynches River

Most Read