Officer injured detaining naked, feces-covered man

A police officer on Long Island was hurt Saturday morning during an unusual incident.

Nassau County police found a naked man running in a Massapequa road about 11:30 a.m.  The man was also covered in feces, according to police.

Officers were able to safely get him out of the road and tried to restrain him for his own safety.

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During the process, one of the officers suffered a shoulder injury and EMS had to take him to the hospital for treatment.  He was later released to go home.

The naked man was transported to a hospital for his own safety.  Police said the man was known to officers from previous incidents.

No other details were available.

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