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Police: Naked New Mexico Man Pointed Rifle At Woman

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Police a a New Mexico man sat naked in his yard and watched a woman through the scope of his rifle. (Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Police a a New Mexico man sat naked in his yard and watched a woman through the scope of his rifle. (Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

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FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man is facing charges after police say he kept pointed a rifle at a female neighbor while he was nude.

Farmington police say 53-year-old Rick Kennedy was arrested Friday after a SWAT team surrounded his home and told him to come outside.

According to police, a nude Kennedy came out of his house and began to calling a neighbor by her name. She told investigators Kennedy then sat cross legged behind a tree in his yard and began to look through the scope of a rifle at her.

Authorities say Kennedy surrendered shortly following a phone call from officers. Police says he exited his home along with his 15-year-old son.

He faces a number of charges, including child abuse, disorderly conduct and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

It was not known if he had an attorney.

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