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Naked man arrested on assault charges

A naked man running around the city of Worcester was arrested after he allegedly assaulted a woman and jumped into a moving car on Tuesday, police said. David Bennett, 23, of Templeton, was reported running around without clothes on School Street at about 4:15 p.m., Worcester police said in a statement. Bennett ran by a 32-year-old woman and allegedly punched her in the back of the head. He then jumped into a car and allegedly attempted to take control of it from the 49-year-old driver, police said. The driver stopped and pulled Bennett out of the vehicle. Bennett was arrested and charged with disorderly behavior, open and gross lewdness, carjacking, and assault and battery.

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