Naked man flees cops, jumps into JoCo well

July 3, 2010 6:33:59 PM PDT
A man running from deputies in Johnston County tried to hide from them by jumping into a well.Deputies tell Eyewitness News that a homeowner on Joyner Bridge Road in Four Oaks reported to them that his house had been broken into.

While on scene, deputies then got another call of a suspcious naked man trying to break into a car.

That's when they began to chase William Tyler Wood, 27, of Carolina Beach.

Deputies say Wood ran into a bean field, and jumped into a 15-foot well while fleeing.

Firefighters had to help get Wood out of the well. He was taken into custody without incident. No injuries were reported. Deputies do not know why Wood was naked, but they do say he will be charged with felony breaking and entering and one count of misdemeanor breaking into a motor vehicle.

He is being held on a $42,000 bond.

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