A man faces several charges after he allegedly tore open a bag of cocaine with his teeth and ate it in front of police officers. 

Investigators say the man was a passenger of a vehicle that was parked in front of a Gainesville convenience store for several hours on Wednesday night.  When cops approached, they spotted the man and asked him to show his hands and unlock the vehicle, but he ignored their requests. 

Police say the man then pulled the bag out and ripped it open and ate the contents, which later tested positive for cocaine.

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