Naked man tased on NC beach

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WECT/WCSC) - Carolina Beach police have one man in custody after he was spotted running around in the buff Friday.

William Tyler Wood, 26, was running around a pier and jumping on nearby rocks Friday morning. Police said he appeared to under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Carolina Beach Police Chief William Younginer said officers had to tase Wood when he would not comply with officers' requests to put on his clothes and surrender himself.

"He was pulling his pants down," Chief William Younginer said.

Wood was taken to the hospital, where Younginer says he is expected to be okay.  Younginer says they will charge him with disorderly conduct and indecent exposure.

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