N.C. Man Being Chased By Police Leaps Into Rocky Broad River The man was wanted for allegations of forgery and counterfeiting. When marshals approached, he jumped into the water. They walked alongside the river bank and waited until he climbed out.

N.C. Man Being Chased By Police Leaps Into Rocky Broad River

N.C. Man Being Chased By Police Leaps Into Rocky Broad River

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The man was wanted for allegations of forgery and counterfeiting. When marshals approached, he jumped into the water. They walked alongside the river bank and waited until he climbed out.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. It's hard not to appreciate the determination of this alleged lawbreaker, even if you dislike his technique. In North Carolina, U.S. Marshals chased a 38-year-old man, a tiki bar cook wanted for forgery or counterfeiting. When marshals approached the tiki bar, he fled by leaping into the rocky Broad River. But it's hard to swim so quickly that U.S. Marshals cannot walk alongside you on the bank. They just waited until he climbed out.

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