BOISE -- A woman is in custody after a bizarre confrontation that unfolded in downtown Boise during the early hours of Thursday morning.

Boise Police say they received a report at 12:45 a.m. about a naked woman running down 12th Street. The woman was carrying a knife, the caller reported.

Officers responded and found the knife-wielding woman, who running southbound towards Idaho Street. The woman ignored commands to drop the knife, and tried to run away from the officers, police say.

The officers on scene called for backup, but the woman continued to wave the knife around, according to Boise Police.

Officers shot the woman with a Taser, and took her into custody.

She was taken by ambulance to a local hospital for treatment. The woman's name has not been released, and the case has been forwarded to the prosecutor's office for possible charges.