According to officials, a man in Missouri was arrested on Friday trying to escape from the police by swimming in a river to avoid stopping traffic.
Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Said on facebook The incident occurred around 8:30 am when the 38-year-old man tried to escape from the police by swimming in the Bourbeuse River.
The incident It occurred near the town of Birlik, about 50 miles west of Louis.
Major Trevor Wild from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, Louis Post Shipping The man passed through a field of hay and left his car on Friday morning before trying to swim down the river.
Authorities said the 38-year-old boy was initially stopped due to driving without a license and did not submit to law enforcement.
The man was spotted on the river at 8:30 am in the Shawneetown Ford Road district in Union, with a blue button-type shirt of blue mechanics.
Authorities said the man left the river and was caught five hours later at 13:30.
Wild said the Post-Shipment police arrested him, but was later released at the age of 38.
The identity of the man was not released.
Wild said someone wasn’t trying to escape for the first time by swimming in a river, although it wasn’t absolutely normal. He said this has happened several times before.
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