Coats, NC – Earlier this morning around 5:55AM a black male was spotted on NC 27/Red Hill Church Rd running around naked in the gas station parking lot.

From reports the man was under the influence of methamphetamine. A group of people were following him to the gas station on the corner. They were running in the middle of the highway and causing traffic delays. One male almost getting hit by a vehicle.

The Sheriff Department subdued the black male. It was told that it took 3 people to place him in the patrol car.