WEST HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — A naked man climbed to the top of a transit bus Thursday in West Hollywood and was taken into custody after about 40 minutes.

Deputies were called shortly before 2 p.m. to the 8300 block of Sunset Boulevard to investigate a report of a naked man walking down the street and by the time they arrived the naked man was atop a bus, according to Sgt. Enrique Mandujan of the sheriff’s West Hollywood Station.

A witness said the man appeared to be walking a catwalk.

“He was modeling,” Destini Lyons, who works at a newsstand in the area, said. “… Waving to people, blowing kisses at everyone standing around.”

Lyons and other bystanders caught the moment on social media.

Traffic was backed up in the area as authorities tried to talk the man down.

After about 40 minutes deputies and firefighters managed to talk the man into surrendering.

The man was taken to a hospital for a psychological evaluation.

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