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Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Bay Area Man Severs His Own Penis With X-Acto Knife

Posted By on Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 4:37 PM

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We've heard of angry women cutting off their man's penis, but a man has to be really upset about something to castrate himself.

According to press reports, Fremont officers were called to the 4300 block of Mowry Avenue about 2 a.m Wednesday after a 20-year-old man had cut off his penis with an X-Acto knife.

Much to our surprise, the victim was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol, Detective Bill Veteran said, yet we still have no idea what motivated the man to sever his private part.

Police were able to locate the man's penis, and doctors are working to reattach the organ.

Naturally, the man -- whose identify is being withheld -- will undergo a psychological evaluation.

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Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.

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