WEST LOS ANGELES (CBS) — A naked man reportedly attacked a woman near the 405 Freeway in West Los Angeles Tuesday morning.

The naked man was first spotted on the northbound 405 Freeway during the morning commute around 8:45 a.m.

He was later seen on Santa Monica Blvd., near the freeway offramp, and reportedly attacked a woman.

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The alleged naked attacker was detained by police and transported to a local hospital. Police are investigating if he committed any crimes other than indecent exposure.

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