A naked man ran on to the high-security grounds of the United Nations today while a gate was being opened to allow a car to enter, police said.
The man was running north on First Avenue when he slipped through the open gate near 42nd Street, police said.
He was stopped by UN security guards and held until police arrived.
He was taken to hospital for psychiatric evaluation, police said.
The man identified himself to police and said he was 32 years old.