Suspect jumps into freezing pond in attempt to flee police

Footage shows the moment a suspect[1] jumped into a pond[2] in Virginia[3] as he attempted to evade arrest. His “polar plunge” ended in arrest, according to the Fairfax County Police Department, which shared the video on social media. “A man wanted for a felony[4] related to narcotics distribution ran from an officer in Centreville and decided to go for a chilly swim,” they wrote.

“He was given a warm welcome from officers and a K9 on shore.”

Footage of the incident, which unfolded on Friday 29 December, was captured from the air by a police helicopter.


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