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Video: Naked Jogger Gets Tazed By Florida Officers

Video: Naked Jogger Gets Tazed By Florida Officers

Anthony King, 18, was shot with a Taser after being caught on video by police jogging naked in Florida, authorities said. [Police Cam]

New York Daily News via YellowBrix

October 14, 2010

MELBOURNE, FL – A teen in Florida was Tasered by police in Florida while going on a leisurely jog earlier this week.

Mind you, he was naked at the time.

The incident, which was captured on video released on Wednesday, went down in West Melbourne. A patrol car passed 18-year-old Anthony King as he ran along the sidewalk, donning nothing but a pair of swimming goggles.

“I’m like, ’Don’t run, I’m gonna Tase you, stay down!’ So what does he do? He just keeps running,” a police officer can be heard saying on the dash-cam video.

Police follow King and order him to stop, but he continues to jog. Then one of the officers chases him on foot in an effort to stop him. The officer then uses his Taser on the teen.

A camera in the Taser captured the moment the darts are fired into King, who instantly fell to the ground. He was later taken to Wuesthoff Hospital in Melbourne, but suffered just a few scrapes from the fall, police said.

“He was jogging buck-naked and didn’t even have on shoes,” said Commander Steve Wilkinson, a spokesman for the West Melbourne Police Department. “We suspect he was under the influence.”

“He was a little incoherent,” he added. But “he was also very nice and apologetic for our inconvenience.”

King, who allegedly told police he was a “superhero,” faces charges for exposing his sexual organs and resisting arrest.

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    Anonymous

    over 3 years ago

    Did he really need to be tasered ?Yuck

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    revCCBeasley

    over 3 years ago

    2944 Comments

    Ok, what a bad thought.....

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    DALLASCRANE

    over 3 years ago

    19386 Comments

    High Officers!!...... OOPS, I mean HI Officers!!!

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    Irishcop1961

    over 3 years ago

    46218 Comments

    You just can't make this stuff up...lol

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    Whalewatcher

    over 3 years ago

    10926 Comments

    Should have been wearing a Dunce cap instead of goggles .....

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    nolarn2bcop

    over 3 years ago

    72 Comments

    WOW-the naked people sure are active today!

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    Jonas

    over 3 years ago

    41228 Comments

    Hopefully "bun boy" will remember to wear his jogging shorts next time. LMAO:D Oh yeah, remember your meds!!!!

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    revcarey70

    over 3 years ago

    234 Comments

    Wow, someone forgot their meds!

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    Book_Em_Mandie

    over 3 years ago

    6748 Comments

    This is just plain funny! Thanks for the laughs crazy, butt-naker jogger and Melbourne Florida LEO. I couldn't have made it through my shift without this giggle. hahahahaha!

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    Anonymous

    over 3 years ago

    LMAO....

    Gotta rate it up for the "Tasered-Naked-B***"
    Nice when you don't have the clothing to deal with in a Taser incident... (instant effect) LOL...!!!

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    lkdavis71

    over 3 years ago

    1068 Comments

    Ouch... can't imagine falling naked on sidewalk. Of course I wouldn't jog naked either.

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    npd783

    over 3 years ago

    1158 Comments

    Tasers have a better current with no clothes?

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    Anonymous

    over 3 years ago

    wise, again, its never the hot young college cheerleaders that are streaking is it....

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    wiseass0282

    over 3 years ago

    10986 Comments

    I guess the streeking days are on the way back. I have seen more then one story about naked people running around. Why is it always a guy and not some lovely young lady that does this ?

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    Anonymous

    over 3 years ago

    Meth

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