QCOSTARICA – A man, described as thin and about 30 years of age, walked around naked Friday morning in the area of the Hispanidad fountain in San Pedro (in front of Mall San Pedro), for about 45 minutes before being detained by police.
According to the police report, the man was stark naked in public from 6:45am to 7:28am (when police arrived) on Friday morning.
The press office of the Ministry of Public Security (MSP) said the man was arrested for disturbing public order. “He was given a ticket for committing an offence against the integrity of the people,” said the press report.
As of Friday afternoon the man continued in police custody, at the Montes de Oca (San Pedro) police station, waiting for some family member to come for him.
It is not known if the man has a mental problem.