(AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE) Miami area police on Wednesday issued a warning about violent homeless men after one threatened to eat two officers, amid fears about a powerful drug also linked to a grisly face-eating attack in the city.

Brandon De Leon was taken into custody in the US city of North Miami Beach on Saturday after he entered a restaurant yelling obscenities and initially resisted arrest, police said.

On the way to the station he slammed his head against the police car protective barrier, shouting to the officers, “I’m going to eat you.”

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