KENNEWICK, Wash., (KDKA) — Police say a Washington State man was taken to the hospital after cutting off his own testicles with a pocket knife.READ MORE: TSA Catching Twice As Many Guns At Airport Checkpoints
The Kennewick Police Department tells CBS affiliate KEPR that officers were called out to reports of a man cutting up an animal with a knife last Friday.
When they arrived, they found the man covered in blood on his hands and pants.READ MORE: Pandemic's Disruption Of Global Supply Chain And Delivery Of Products Not Likely To End Soon
Officers tell KEPR that the man was detoxing from alcohol and was confused about what he was doing. He reportedly cut off his testicles, wrapped them in a newspaper, and left them in a front yard.
The man was taken to the hospital and mental health professionals were notified.MORE NEWS: Gov. Wolf Moves Up Vaccine Eligibility Timeline, Pa. Will Open Into Phase 2 On April 13
The man’s genitals were recovered and given to medics.