A man in psychological distress was found naked in a backyard after he had apparently cut off his own hand, police in Colorado said Sunday night.
On Sunday night, the Aurora Police Department tweeted:
APD assisted AFD on medical call where man severed his own hand. This was a non criminal incident and party was treated/transported by AFD.
— Aurora Police Dept (@AuroraPD) October 21, 2013
The Denver Post reported that a hand tool was found inside the garage where the individual's left hand was also found.
Police and fire department officials responded after a neighbor reportedly saw the naked man in a backyard of a house on the 2700 block of South Mobile Street in Aurora, according to KDVR.
On Sunday night, the man was in serious but stable condition at Medical Center of Aurora South. His name was not released.