SAN DIEGO — A co-founder of the Invisible Children charity behind a viral video about a brutal central Africa warlord was detained by San Diego police and hospitalized after running through streets in his underwear and acting irrationally, a TV station reported Friday.
Police Lt. Andra Brown told NBC San Diego that Jason Russell was behaving strangely Thursday, screaming, yelling and interfering with traffic while in various states of undress.
Brown said police decided he needed medical attention.
Russell narrates the "Kony 2012" video about wanted African warlord Joseph Kony which became an Internet sensation this month with tens of millions of views on YouTube.
The video, however, has brought heavy scrutiny of Invisible Children's strategy and financial practices.