Naked man charged with assaulting moviegoers, police

Published: Jun. 14, 2019 at 8:01 AM EDT
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Police say a naked man jumped on a Vermont State Police cruiser and began to kick in the windshield.

It happened Thursday night in Waitsfield when troopers responded to reports of a man acting erratically and assaulting people the Big Picture movie theater.

Charles Root, 40, of Weybridge, was taken into custody and police say he spit in a trooper's face. Officers say Root appeared "removed from the current reality."

Root pleaded not guilty to multiple charges Friday.