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Video: Naked Acrobat Assaults Transit Riders

June 20, 2013  | 

VIDEO: Naked Acrobat Assaults Transit Riders

The naked acrobat who attacked several transit riders at a San Francisco station Monday during a bizarre incident will likely be deported to his native Columbia.

Yeiner Alberto Perez Garizabalo, 24, was taken into custody Monday around noon for the May 10 incident that was captured on video by a BART station agent. BART Police Chief Kenton Rainey has said he ordered a review of how officers responded when initially arresting the Berkeley acrobat and stilt walker.

"If there were any procedural failings we will correct them, and if there were performance issues with our officers we will address them," Rainey told the San Francisco Appeal.

Perez has been charged with two felony counts of false imprisonment, four misdemeanor counts of battery while on public transportation property and one misdemeanor count of sexual battery for allegedly grabbing a passenger in an intimate area, reports the San Francisco Chronicle.

On the station agent's video, Perez can be seen doing flips, handstands and splits on BART turnstiles and kicked a BART employee several times.

Comments (5)

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Bob@Az. @ 6/20/2013 9:08 PM

Right chief, Go after the Officers and their response. What an a**h*le. I wouldn't work for this politician in uniform if it was the last slot in the country. Don't ya just love kalifornia? Blues, Stay Safe.

Trigger @ 6/21/2013 4:34 AM

Having the first hand experience on arresting a naked drunk that wants to fight does not leave alot to grab onto especially if the idiot is sweating. You grab what ever to control the idiot or tase him. Chief Rainey what statement are you attempting to make?

TXLawman @ 6/21/2013 8:14 AM

Some citizen would have shot him down here in Texas :)

8sam1 @ 6/21/2013 11:37 AM

Tactically respond, amass the troops, give commands, respond to his response, use ECD if needed, then old fashion "dog pile" to restrain any unclothed arms & legs.

RAMIRO INFANZON @ 2/24/2014 6:01 PM

It took one cop and two civilians a half hour to get cuffs on one female who was totally naked. This was after we got her to let the officer down from the military press she had him in over her head. The best way to get a hand hold on a naked person? Use a piece of your own clothing as a rope around the neck or waist of the naked person if, nothing else is available. Forget about pain submission techniques. I broke her fingers trying to get her to submit. Every thing ended well, no injuries to any on. Except, my boss did not want me to assist a police officer being held in the air while the women was trying to throw him off an elevated train station. My reply to his demand was" If, that police officer was your bother would you still want me not to get involved.

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