Cop Apprehends Man in a River After The Suspect Jumped In During Police Chase

The cop wasted no time diving in after the man.

A west Australian police officer caught a suspect mid-swim after the man jumped into the water during a police chase.

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Police said the man had a "subject to return to prison warrant" and evaded several police units before taking his dive into Canning River last week.

A police officer wasted no time going in after the 26-year-old man and apprehended him in the water. 

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The whole ordeal was captured on helicopter camera footage.

The man was taken into custody.

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