The Ucluelet RCMP detachment. (Westerly News file photo)

Naked pedestrian apprehended in Ucluelet

“We had multiple calls received in a short amount of time of a naked male walking on the sidewalk.”

Ucluelet police apprehended a naked pedestrian near Howler’s Family Restaurant on Wednesday afternoon.

“We had multiple calls received in a short amount of time of a naked male walking on the sidewalk through town,” said Ucluelet RCMP detachment commander Sgt. Steve Mancini who estimated police received about 10 calls about the man within a five-minute period around 11:45 p.m. “There were lots of reports and people put us to his location pretty quick.”

He said the naked man was seen walking into town from the Co-op Gas Bar, past Petro Canada and was apprehended by police without incident near Howler’s Family Restaurant.

He said the man, a local resident in his 40’s, is not facing criminal charges.

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