WATCH: ‘Naked Cowboy’ arrested during Bike Week in Daytona Beach

DAYTONA BEACH. Fla. — A man known as the “Naked Cowboy” was arrested by Daytona Beach police Saturday on charges of panhandling and resisting an officer without violence.

According to a police report, Robert Burck, of New York, was arrested Saturday after officers say they observed him posing for pictures as bystanders stuffed money into his guitar, which is a violation of the city’s panhandling ordinance.

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Police say when officers attempted to take Burck into custody, he pulled away from the officers damaging his guitar.

Burck was released from jail after appearing before a judge Sunday morning.

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Burck, who is famous for performing in Times Square wearing a cowboy hat, white briefs and cowboy boots, was in Daytona as part of the annual Bike Week festivities.

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See video of the arrest below:

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Matt Reeser

Matt Reeser, WFTV.com

Matt Reeser joined WFTV in 1998 as a news photographer and has worked for television stations in Kentucky and West Virginia.