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LORAIN, OH (WOIO) -
Lorain Police say a homeless man was Life Flighted to the hospital after cutting off his penis.
Cops were called to the area of East 21st Street and Access Road Tuesday around noon after an unauthorized man was seen on CSX Railroad property.
Officers found the man with his hands and gym shorts covered in blood. He told officers that he had just cut his penis off. According to the police report, he said he tried to use an old rusty saw, but he used a broke bottle when the saw didn't work.
The man told police that "Busch (beer) made me do it."
The man's penis was found lying on the train tracks nearby.
Life Flight was called, and took the man to Metro for treatment. A mental evaluation request was also made with Life Flight.