McCarran passenger strips down on Spirit flight then gets medical assistance

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Shortly after boarding Spirit Airlines Flight 359 for Oakland this morning, a passenger stripped off his clothes at McCarran International Airport.

"He removed his clothes and then approached a flight attendant," said Chris Jones, McCarran spokesman. "Metro officers were called and he was given medical attention."

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officers responded to the gate about 11:30 a.m.

The passenger received medical treatment, according to LVMPD Lt. Carlos Hank.

Jones said he understood the man was taken to the hospital for an evaluation.

The plane departed for Oakland about noon, according to

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