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Another naked attacker in South Florida

By Mike Clary, Sun Sentinel

Police_siren_generic_ledeIn a melee that lasted at least 10 minutes, a squad of deputies used batons, a police dog, a stun gun and all their might to subdue a male they said walked into a neighbor's house on Saturday and stripped off his clothes before attacking a teenager. The incident marks the second time in less than a week that Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office deputies have confronted a naked person who seemed to be on a violent rampage while displaying unusual physical strength.

Conrad Hopper, 17, who deputies said appeared be in the throes of "excited delirium," now faces a host of charges after he fought with deputies while wielding a "large clock, which had numerous sharp utensils protruding from its entire border," according to a Sheriff's Office incident report. One deputy suffered a fractured arm. On Tuesday, sheriff's deputies said they were forced to shoot and kill another naked aggressor after he bit a man in the face. Anesson
Joseph, 28, was killed outside the Colony apartment complex in West Delray after attacking at least three people, police said.
 
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JJ

how do you stop these types of drug addicts, if you can't run away? a dog whistle?

Steve Flynn

bath salts or a zombie invasion?

Salvation Tweet

SoFlo Police Dept. need to recruit Exorcists to patrol our streets ;)

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